Maryland regulators cautioned medical marijuana businesses they must open their dispensaries by Sept. 30 or see their approvals rescinded.
The warning, issued in a state bulletin, pertains mainly to 26 businesses that remain in preapproval stage, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Roughly 76 licensed MMJ dispensaries have already opened their doors, the newspaper reported.
A total of 102 dispensaries were supposed to start doing business by December 2017, when sales launched in Maryland.
The state’s program has proved robust despite some MMJ businesses running into launch challenges.
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