Responsible Vendor Training (RVT)

​​​​​​Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) programs support licensee compliance and enhance the safety of Maryland medical cannabis patients, adult-use consumers, and industry employees.

All registered cannabis business agents in Maryland must complete an MCA-approved Responsible Vendor Training by January 1, 2025. More information about RVT standards is available in the Responsible Vendor Training (RV​T) Application​ Guid​ance​​ and under COMAR—Cannabis Business Agents.

​​Who is eligible to provide Responsible Vendor Training?

Business entities, cannabis education professionals, and other qualified professionals who meet 
minimum qualifications may apply (see 
Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) Application
, Owners and Key Personnel). An owner or employee of an entity providing a RVT is not permitted to have employment by or interest in a Maryland cannabis licensee or registrant. Please note, approved Responsible Vendor Training providers may elect to add additional, value-added, material outside of the scope of what MCA requires in COMAR

How do I apply as a Responsible Vendor Training provider?

Business entities and cannabis education professionals who wish to be considered as an MCA-​​approved RVT provider may apply through the online application here: RVT Application form​.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Allow at least 90 days for review of applications. Questions may be directed to​​.

List of approved Responsible Vendor Training (RVT) providers:

The MCA has approved the following Responsible Vendor Training providers. Only the training providers listed below have been approved by the MCA to administer Responsible Vendor Training. 
Please email​ to report a business or individual claiming to have MCA approval that is not on this list.

Note: Approvals are listed in alphabetical order and are not indicative of any ranking. MCA is reviewing additional RVT programs. T​​​his list will be updated on an ongoing basis.

​Business Name



A​pproval Date​

Types of Trainings Approved
​Cannabis Trainers LLC
​Virtual Classroom
​Green CulturED


​On-Demand Virtual Modules
​Green Flower Media​​

​On-Demand Virtual Modules​
​Seed Talent
​On-Demand Virtual Modules​
Last updated: 6/6/2024