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Maryland Cannabis Administration Conducted Lottery

April 3rd, 2024 by WCBC Radio

On Thursday, March 14, the Maryland Cannabis Administration conducted a lottery for 174 social equity business licenses across micro and standard grower, processor, and dispensary categories. The lottery is the first in the nation designated exclusively for social equity applicants. Office of Social Equity Executive Director Audrey Johnson said the lottery affirms our commitment to foster diversity and inclusion in the cannabis industry. As part of the review process, any claims regarding social equity ownership and control made in the application will be verified.