The Maryland Medical Cannabis Patient Survey 2023 (“MMCPS23”) has closed.
Thanks to the 15,000+ certified patients who completed the survey and provided valuable insights to help improve the medical cannabis program and shape future education and public health protection efforts. Raffle prize winners will receive their gift cards via email (please allow up to six weeks). Findings from the survey will be made available on MCA’s website.
Results from last year’s patient survey (“MMCPS22”) are available here.
Edibles Kitchen Permit: A licensed Processor must submit this form and attachments, along with the application fee ($1,000), to request an MCA Edibles Kitchen Permit for possessing, packaging, labeling, transferring, transporting, selling, or distributing to a dispensary, edible cannabis products per COMAR 10.62.37.03. Click here to access the form.
-Serious Adverse Event Reporting Form (A Serious Adverse Event is as an undesirable experience associated with the use of medical cannabis where the outcome caused hospitalization, disability, permanent damage (or required intervention to prevent permanent impairment or damage), congenital anomaly/birth defect, death, life-threatening illness, or any other important medical issue. COMAR 10.62.01 (B)(34))
- This form can be used by qualifying patients, qualifying caregivers, licensees, registered agents, and medical facilities to report any serious adverse event they, or someone they know, have experienced as a result a medical cannabis product.
-HIPAA Authorization Form
(Qualifying Adult Patient)
- A qualifying adult patient or their caregiver must submit this form to authorize the MCA to release their medical information to a specific person or provider.
-HIPAA Authorization Form
(Qualifying Minor Patient)
- A qualifying minor patient or their caregiver must submit this form to authorize the MCA to release their medical information to a specific person or provider.
-Patient/Caregiver Inactivation Request Form
- A qualifying adult patient or caregiver must submit this form to authorize the MCA to inactivate their registration
-Patient/Caregiver Change of Address Request Form
-Certifying Provider Compensation Application
- A qualifying adult patient or caregiver must submit this form to authorize the MCA to change/update the address that is currently listed on the registration.
- A certifying provider, who wants to receive compensation from a licensee, must submit this form to request MCA approval for the compensation. A certifying provider may not receive compensation unless approved by the MCA. COMAR 10.62.03.02
- A certifying provider must disclose the specific type of compensation, specific amount or value of compensation, and the services for which the compensation will be paid. COMAR 10.62.03.02(B)(1)
- Compensation includes promotion, referral, recommendation, advertising, subsidized rent or anything of value from a licensed grower, licensed processor or a licensed dispensary. COMAR 10.62.03.02 (A)
- A certifying provider must also sign an attestation that the compensation does not violate the Maryland Medical Practice Act or the Patient referral laws. COMAR 10.62.03.02 (B)
Note: The MCA will consider each compensation request on a case-by-case basis. During the review process, MCA staff may contact the applicant to request additional information/documentation, that the MCA requires, to assess whether the proposed compensation is permissible under COMAR 10.62.03.02.
- This petition can be used to request that a new condition be added to the list of qualifying conditions that certifying providers are encouraged to treat with medical cannabis.
here to review the MCA's Petition Guidance.
The MCA may add a qualifying condition if: (1) the medical condition is debilitating, (2) the pain, suffering, and disability of the medical condition can reasonably be expected to be relieved by medical cannabis; and (3) other medical treatments have proven ineffective in providing relief. COMAR 10.62.07.06
- This form can be used by qualifying patients, qualifying caregivers, licensees, registered agents, medical facilities, third-party businesses, etc. to file a complaint with the MCA regarding a non-health-related issue related to a medical cannabis product, business, or individual.
Patient FAQs for more information.
Provider FAQs for more information.
Maryland Provider & Clinical Director Education
TMCIGlobal: Medical Use of Cannabis: This course is designed for providers in the State of Maryland seeking to gain basic knowledge about the use of medical cannabis. This product contains a state-specific CME/CE-certified activity.