Baltimore County, MD
 
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[Bill No. 61-2015.]
As used in this article, the following terms have the meanings indicated:
MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY
A person or entity licensed by the state that acquires, possesses, transfers, sells, dispenses, or distributes products containing medical cannabis and related supplies and products pursuant to COMAR 10.62.01 to 10.62.35.
MEDICAL CANNABIS GROWER
A person or entity licensed by the state that cultivates, manufactures, grows, packages, or distributes medical cannabis to a licensed processor or a registered independent testing laboratory pursuant to COMAR 10.62.01 to 10.62.35.
MEDICAL CANNABIS GROWER FACILITY
A location or facility at which a licensed medical cannabis grower operates.
MEDICAL CANNABIS PROCESSOR
A person or entity licensed by the state that transforms medical cannabis into another product or extract, and packages and labels medical cannabis and transfers its product to a licensed dispensary pursuant to COMAR 10.62.01 to 10.62.35.
MEDICAL CANNABIS PROCESSOR FACILITY
A facility at which a licensed medical cannabis processor operates.
A. 
Permitted areas.
[Bill No. 21-2017]
1. 
A medical cannabis dispensary is permitted in the B.R., B.M., B.L., B.L.R., M.L., and O-3 Zones by right.
2. 
A medical cannabis dispensary is permitted only by special exception in a B.R., B.M., B.L., B.L.R., M.L., or O-3 Zone that is located in a Commercial Revitalization District.
3. 
A medical cannabis dispensary is not permitted in an M.L. Zone if located in a Chesapeake Enterprise Zone.
B. 
A medical cannabis dispensary may not be located:
1. 
Within 500 feet of a public or private elementary school, middle school, or high school; or
2. 
Within 2,500 feet of another medical cannabis dispensary.
C. 
All setbacks under Subsection B shall be measured from the nearest property line of the medical cannabis dispensary using a direct line to the nearest property line of the school or other dispensary.
A. 
A medical cannabis grower facility or a medical cannabis processor facility may be located in an R.C.2., S.E. or M.L.-I.M. Zone by right.
B. 
A medical cannabis grower facility or a medical cannabis processor facility may be located in an R.C. 7 or R.C. 8 Zone by special exception only.
C. 
A medical cannabis grower facility or a medical cannabis processor facility is permitted only by special exception in an M.L.-I.M. Zone located within the Chesapeake Enterprise Zone.
D. 
A person or entity that is licensed as both a medical cannabis grower and a medical cannabis processor may operate a licensed medical cannabis dispensary at its growing and processing facility located in an M.L.-I.M. Zone, subject to the requirements of COMAR 10.62.01 to 10.62.35.
[Bill No. 83-2015]