Medical cannabis firm Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. Thursday signed a state-approved management services agreement with Maryland dispensary AmediCanna Dispensary LLC in Halethorpe.
The agreement, approved by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, provides Harvest with the right to operate the retail location and the option to acquire the license in the future upon state approval.
The Halethorpe location is at 3531 Washington Blvd. Suite 112. Additional Harvest-affiliated locations in Maryland include medical cannabis dispensaries in Rockville and Towson and a cultivation facility in Hancock.
Since the launch of Maryland’s medical program in 2017, the market has grown rapidly; the state has licensed more than 80 dispensaries, 16 processors, 15 cultivators and four independent testing labs. As of Dec. 4, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission reported that the state has 84,403 certified patients and 1,669 registered providers.
Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. is a multi-state cannabis operator and vertically integrated cannabis company. Subject to completion of announced acquisitions, Harvest will have one of the largest footprints in the U.S., with rights to operate more than 210 facilities, of which approximately 130 are retail locations, and more than 1,700 employees across 18 states and territories.