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Marijuana Control Act
The Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) will work in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) to implement House Bill 1 and House Bill 2 (the Marijuana Control Act). Creating the framework for the production, manufacture, and sale of legal recreational marijuana involves many important steps.
Over the next several months, the State will propose new health and safety regulations on marijuana cultivation and will hire and train new staff to manage licensure and enforcement under the Act. Interested parties will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed regulations. The State anticipates that licensure applications will be available by May 2024.
For more information you can review the full text of the laws https://legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail?legislationId=129970 and https://legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail?legislationId=129969.
The mission of the Office of Medical Marijuana (OMM) is to protect Delawareans through proactive monitoring and enforcement of the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act and accompanying regulations. Rigorous inspection of the regulated vendors minimizes the risk to human health and environmental impact. OMM accomplishes this mission by:
The Division of Public Health (DPH), authorized by 16 Del.C.Ch.49A - Delaware’s Medical Marijuana Act, regulates the state’s Medical Marijuana Program (MMP). As an applicant to the Medical Marijuana Program you are responsible for reading this act and following the stipulations within it. For a complete copy of the Delaware Medical Marijuana Act, contact the DPH Office of Medical Marijuana, or download it here.
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