Press release: Marijuana Commissioner to hold social equity license workshops

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The Office of the Marijuana Commissioner (OMC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Social Equity Workshop Registration. Social Equity stakeholders are invited to participate in these workshops that aim to provide information to those interested in applying for a Social Equity license in the Delaware adult-use recreational marijuana industry.

OMC has partnered with other organizations to organize these workshops, which will focus on providing an informational overview of social equity eligibility, banking, taxes, legal matters, real estate, and the current state of the marijuana industry in Delaware.

 The criteria to apply for these workshops and licenses are as follows:

  • Resided for at least 5 of the preceding 15 years in a disproportionately impacted area as defined in § 1302 of Title 4 A map of disproportionately impacted areas is currently being developed and will be released this summer prior to acceptance of applications.
  • Was convicted of or adjudicated delinquent of a marijuana-related offense under Delaware law prior to April 23, 2023, with the exception of delivery to a minor, or any offense involving a Tier 3 quantity of marijuana as defined in § 4651 C of Title 16.
  • Had a parent, legal guardian, child, spouse, or dependent who was convicted of or adjudicated delinquent for a marijuana-related offense under Delaware law prior to April 23, 2023, with the exception of delivery to a minor or any offense involving a Tier 3 quantity of marijuana as defined in § 4651 C of Title 16.

All workshops are scheduled from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Presentations will begin at 4:00 pm.

See the dates and locations below:

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  • New Castle County (6/5/2024) Stanton Campus Delaware Technical Community College (400 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713)
  • Sussex County (6/12/2024) Owens Campus Delaware Technical Community College (21179 College Dr, Georgetown, DE 19947)
  • City of Wilmington (6/18/2024) Wilmington Campus Delaware Technical Community College (333 N Shipley St, Wilmington, DE 19801)
  • Kent County (6/25/2024) DNREC, Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Hwy SW, Dover, DE 19901

For more information or to register for the Social Equity Workshop visit Omc.delaware.gov.

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