The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association (CANMD) represents medical cannabis growers and processors licensed by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission.  Products developed by our members pass rigorous testing and our members are trusted by the State of Maryland to provide medical cannabis to qualifying patients in a safe and efficient manner.

We strive to be a resource for patients and doctors providing safe medicines for patients and public education on the benefits of medical cannabis, the processes for registration and certification, and new scientific research and breakthroughs.

CANMD is the leading advocacy organization committed to the protection and promotion of public policy that prioritizes patient access and fosters an accountable, consistent and innovative medical cannabis industry in Maryland.

About Us

Our Mission

The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Association (CANMD) promotes the responsible advancement of the medical cannabis industry in Maryland by fostering a favorable social, economic and legal climate. The catalysts for our work are improved public health, patient advocacy and the advancement of science.

Providing a unified voice for medical cannabis growers and processors in Maryland, we support efforts to create transparency, accountability, and consistency in the state’s medical cannabis industry and strive to educate and act as a resource to lawmakers, medical providers and patients.

Our Members

Association Members include 16 of 23 companies selected for preliminary license approval, representing 10 of 15 grower pre-awardees and 13  of 15 processor pre-awardees (seven companies received preliminary approval for both grower and processor licenses).

CANMD Members

Board of Directors

Jake Van Wingerden, Chair of the Board
SunMed Growers

Christina Johnson, Vice-Chair
Standard Wellness

Eric Ross, Treasurer
District Cannabis

Venushki “Venus” Hemachandra, Secretary

Rebecca Brown

Mackie Barch

Joe Kiely

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