Laws & Regulations

​Compilation of Cannabis Laws:​​

​​​Final Medical Cannabis Regulations:

To read the​​ complete set of promulgated regulations, please visit the Division of State Documents website. The Maryland Cannabis Administration regulations are in Title 10, Subtitle 62. Click here​

Maryland Cannabis Administration Emergency Regulations:

Emergency Regulations Submitted to the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR):

  • ​Emergency regulations were approved by the AELR Committee on June 23rd and will take effect on July 1st, 2023 to expire on June 30th, 2024.​​​​​ They were printed in the Maryland Register on July 14, 2023.
  • The emergency regulations are in DRAFT form and not in effect until approved by the AELR committee. Emergency regulations approved by the AELR committee take effect on the date determined by the committee. The draft regulations can be found here. Once AELR determines a date for the emergency regulations to take effect, the MCA will provide additional information to industry stakeholders, including a timeline for implementation or enforcement of any new requirements.

    The permanent regulations​ printed in the Maryland Register on May 3, 2024, and will be open for public comment for a period of 30 days.

    Comments may be sent by mail to Policy & Government Affairs, Maryland Cannabis Administration, 849 International Drive, Linthicum, MD 21090 or by email to​. Comments will be accepted through June 3, 2024. ​

​Additional guidance for all licensees:

​Additional guidance by license type:

​​​​​​Frequently Asked Questions Webinar

The MCA hosted a webinar to answer questions pertaining to the new regulations on June 14th. You can view a recording of the Webinar here​, and the slides for the Webinar can be viewed here​​​.