Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training

Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training (CDAT) Application Guidance​          

CDAT programs support licensee compliance and enhance the safety of Maryland medical cannabis patients and dispensary employees. All licensed dispensaries must ensure its employees receive annual training pursuant to COMAR Though dispensaries will not be required to solely utilize approved CDAT programs, being designated as a CDAT signifies the provider's training materials have been vetted by the Commission.

How do I apply?

Business entities and cannabis education professionals who wish to be considered as an MMCC-designated CDAT provider may apply through the online application here: CDAT Application form. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Allow at least 90 days for review of applications.

Who is eligible?

Business entities, cannabis education professionals, and othere qualified professionals who meet minimum qualifications may apply (see Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training (CDAT) Application Guidance​,​ Owners and Key Personnel). An owner or employess of an entity providing a CDAT is not permitted to have employment by or interest in a Maryland medical cannabis licensee or registrant.

Questions may be directed to publichealth.mmcc@maryland.gov​.

List of approved CDAT providers

Coming soon!