The delivery of medical and recreational cannabis is legal in Maryland. The Maryland Cannabis Administration (MCA) issues licenses to medical marijuana dispensaries interested in offering weed delivery services. Qualifying cannabis patients must register to use marijuana delivery services in Maryland. Following the legalization of adult-use cannabis in 2023, the state moved to issue micro-dispensary licenses in 2024 to eligible businesses to enable them to deliver recreational marijuana legally to adult weed users.
Yes. Medical cannabis delivery to registered medical marijuana patients and caregivers is legal under the Maryland Medical Cannabis Program, per Section 10.62.30.04 of the state's Code of Regulations.
Yes. Maryland has legalized recreational cannabis, and it commenced the legal sales of adult-use marijuana through licensed dispensaries in July 2023. The state's adult-use marijuana law, the Cannabis Reform Act, makes provisions for businesses to obtain micro-dispensary licenses to operate recreational cannabis delivery services. The issuance of micro-dispensary licenses by the Maryland Cannabis Administration (MCA) in the state began on January 1, 2024.
Yes. Most MCA-licensed medical cannabis dispensaries have online stores where patients and caregivers can order medical marijuana products for delivery to their locations in the state. Similarly, beginning in 2024, recreational consumers can order adult-use weed online for delivery from micro-dispensaries licensed by the MCA. After making online orders, approved medical marijuana dispensaries or micro-dispensaries may deliver cannabis products to buyers' homes.
Medical cannabis patients can use the curbside pickup options provided by the dispensaries to get their orders. Several dispensaries offer same-day cannabis delivery services in certain locations within the state. Besides shopping on dispensaries' websites, consumers can place orders by phone in most dispensaries. Marijuana users in the state are advised to check dispensaries' websites to find out what marijuana delivery services are available at their locations.
Maryland weed delivery rules permit registered patients or caregivers to purchase up to 120 grams of usable cannabis within a 30-day period. The marijuana purchase limit for medical patients is the same whether buying at retail stores or ordering from online shops for home delivery. Alternatively, recreational weed consumers can order the following quantities of cannabis for delivery:
Patients must be 18 years or older, while recreational weed consumers must be at least 21 years old to use Maryland weed delivery services. Adult caregivers aged 21 years or older can also use marijuana delivery services in Maryland to purchase cannabis products for patients yo younger than 18.
Only MCA-licensed dispensaries can provide marijuana delivery services to registered patients and caregivers in Maryland. Likewise, licensed micro-dispensaries can provide weed delivery services to adult-use marijuana consumers in the state. Without obtaining marijuana dispensary licenses, third-party delivery companies such as Uber Eats are not allowed to deliver cannabis products in Maryland.
Recreational cannabis users in Maryland can find weed delivery services near them by searching online for micro-dispensaries in their neighborhoods. Such dispensaries only provide delivery services and do not operate storefronts. Similarly, registered cannabis patients and caregivers in Maryland can look up the MMMC medical marijuana dispensary directory for weed delivery services near them. Each marijuana dispensary website in the directory provides information on the dispensary’s cannabis delivery services, operational hours, and locations. Patients and caregivers can also visit medical marijuana dispensaries near them to inquire about their delivery services.
Yes. When receiving cannabis orders, patients and caregivers must present the following IDs to delivery agents:
Patients may also need to provide copies of written medical certifications if requested by the delivery agents. To take delivery of adult-use weed products in Maryland, buyers must present valid photo IDs.
Marijuana delivery services are not available in every city and county in Maryland. Generally, Maryland municipalities that permit medical marijuana dispensaries allow weed delivery to registered patients and caregivers. However, it is possible to deliver recreational cannabis in all municipalities within the state, as micro-dispensaries do not operate storefronts.