ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 3, 2023) – The Maryland Wholesale Cannabis Trade Association (CANMD) Executive Director Joy A. Strand released the following statement today on Governor Moore signing The Cannabis Reform Act into law to implement Adult Use Cannabis in the State of Maryland.

“The Maryland Wholesale Cannabis Trade Association (CANMD) applauds Governor Moore in signing the Cannabis Reform Act that was passed during the 445 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

“The bill works to expand social equity, allows for Adult Use sales by July 1, 2023, to counter the illicit market, and includes essential testing requirements for all products in the Adult Use market to protect public health and public safety.

“CANMD supports the work ahead to build additional social equity and diversity in the Maryland cannabis industry. We look forward to welcoming and engaging with those entering the cannabis industry.”

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