Cannabis Business License Application – Pigford v. Glickman Applicants
Grower Cannabis License Application
Pursuant to Chapters 254 and 255 of 2023, the Cannabis Reform Act, Section 11, the Maryland Cannabis Administration must develop a process for the issuance of up to five grower licenses to applicants who:
(1) Are recognized class members of Pigford v. Glickman, 185 F.R.D. 82 (D.D.C. 1999), or In Re Black Farmers Litig., 856 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2011).;
(2) Were awarded damages pursuant to the claims processes established for class members of Pigford v. Glickman or In Re Black Farmers Litig. and those damages were related to farming operations in Maryland;
(3) Have provided evidence, suitable to the Administration and consistent with constitutional and federal requirements, that they have not been fully compensated for the discrimination they have endured and that they have experienced ongoing discrimination or the continued effects of past discrimination; and
(4) Satisfy any other criteria established by the Administration.
This application is only open to applicants who meet each of the above criteria and are able to demonstrate eligibility to the Administration.
Apply or Register
Ready to apply?
Complete the form
Resources and Links
Good to know - Find helpful information