Just over 1,700 people applied for a cannabis license in Maryland’s first round designed to foster social equity, which lawmakers championed as an argument for legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. Only 179 of those admitted to a state-run lottery will ultimately receive a coveted license or micro-license in this round.
8 of 10 weed firms seeking equity licenses in Md. are minority- or woman-owned
February 13, 2024