Medical marijuana licensing begins in Md.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Starting Monday, patients in Maryland can begin applying for licenses to obtain medical marijuana legally in the state.

Once a dispensary network is up and running, medical marijuana will be available to patients 18 and older. A caregiver must register if the patient is a minor.

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License seekers must get written permission from a doctor who’s registered with the Maryland Cannabis Commission.

Prescriptions only will be filled at licensed dispensaries, once they're open.

You can learn about what it takes to get a medical marijuana license and how to register by visiting the Maryland Cannabis Commission's website here.

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