Last August, the head of Malta’s cannabis regulator, Leonid McKay, granted the country’s first two cannabis association licenses “in principle”.
Two months later, these licenses were officially granted in full, two years after the legalization of cannabis use and cultivation for adults.
Subject to approval of their future products by the Responsible Cannabis Use Authority (CURA), the KDD Society and Ta’ Zelli will now be able to distribute cannabis to their members.
Speaking to the local newspaper Lovin’ Malta This week, Kenneth Ellul of the KDD Society explained that his organization was “currently in the cultivation phase” and had begun planting its first crop.
“Our goal is to have the distribution site fully operational by the first quarter of next year. In the meantime, we are in contact with potential members who would like to join our association when distribution operations begin.”
While more than twenty other cannabis consumer associations have already applied for a license, four others have been confirmed as having obtained a license “in principle” and are now in the final stages of acquiring one. license in due form.