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Public Notice: Revised Open Application Period for Cultivation Center, Manufacturer, and Courier Licenses

Thursday, August 3, 2023

The Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Board (Board) hereby gives notice of a revised open application period for both social equity and standard cultivation center, manufacturer, and courier licenses, and sets forth the process for the submission of applications to the Board.

The DC Council expanded the definition of a social equity applicant to ensure additional applicants have the opportunity to apply for a cultivation center, manufacturer, or courier license. The Board also expanded the open application period (August 29, 2023 - October 30, 2023) for standard applicants to include those who qualify as social equity applicants. Applications will be accepted for the available 24 Cultivation Center, 20 Manufacturer, and 2 Courier licenses.

Direct questions to [email protected] with “MC Application Question” in the subject line. Questions and responses will be posted on ABCA’s website. Questions and answers will be published on ABCA's website. Phone inquiries will not be accepted.

Additional details are available in the full PDF notice.

More information on the Medical Cannabis Program is available here.