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Maryland Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Medical Cannabis is Legal in Maryland

The medical cannabis program in Maryland began operating in December 1, 2017. Recreational use of marijuana is illegal in the state. A state law in 2014 decriminalized possession of less than 10 grams. Offenders must pay a fine and attend a drug education program.

News Updates

News Congress May Block DOJ Prosecution of Medical Marijuana in 2-Year Budget
2018.02.10 - A budget deal may block the DOJ from money needed to enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that has voter approval for medical marijuana ... Read more
News U.S. Justice Dept Rescinds All Obama Marijuana Policies 01.04.2018 - The DOJ today rescinded all cannabis policies of the Obama Administration that allowed states to decide their own laws on recreational and medical cannabis. ... Read more

Maryland's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There are no federally recognized tribes in Maryland.

For a complete list of Maryland tribes and their locations, see our page about Maryland Tribes.

Cannabis Opportunities for Maryland Tribes

With no federally-recognized tribes, there are no cannabis opportunities for American Indian tribes in Maryland.