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Technical Assistance

​The Office of Social Equity and the Maryland Cannabis Administration will administer a technical assistance program to prospective and verified social equity applicants for the Fall 2023 Licensing Application Round. A technical assistance program will also be administered for businesses that receive a conditional license after the Fall 2023 Licensing Award Lottery to begin after January 1, 2024. Information about the conditional license technical assistance program will be announced at a later date.

  • The Office of Social Equity and Maryland Cannabis Administration Announce Details of Free Technical Assistance Available for Social Equity Cannabis License Applicants: English | Spanish​​​

Fall 2023 Application Round Technical Assistance

  • Technical Assistance Informational Events to provide information on the application process and social equity assistance programs.

  • Hear from Subject Matter Experts on the following topics:

    • Business Formation and Structure

    • Partnership Deals

    • Finance and Taxes

    • Raising Capital and Investors 101

  • Attend Networking Events and Application Writing Clinics.

  • Access to business registration information required with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation.

  • Access to MCA’s Virtual Academy, which provides informational and educational videos and other resources about the Cannabis Reform Act, application process, and licensing requirements.

Schedule of Technical Assistance Informational Events




October 9, 2023

6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

October 16, 2023

5:00 – 7:00 P.M.

Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD

October 23, 2023

5:00 – 7:00 P.M.

Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

October 30, 2023

1:00 – 3:00 P.M.

Live Virtual Session

November 6, 2023

5:00 – 7:00 P.M.

Bowie State University, Bowie, MD

Registration for the technical assistance informational events will be available soon.  Registration is required to attend.​