In It’s First Week, Maryland Is Running Out Of Medical Marijuana

Maryland’s medical marijuana dispensaries finally opened this week after years of delay, but many are running out of the drug as limited supply is struggling to keep up with high demand. Five of seven licensed dispensaries that started selling the drug in recent days say they’ve either completely or almost run out […]

Medical Marijuana Sales Have Officially Begun In Maryland

At least 200 would-be customers were lined up outside Rockville’s first medical marijuana dispensary Friday afternoon when one of the owners announced that a cannabis shipment — including elixirs, tablets and flowers — had arrived. Bill Askinazi promised that everyone in line would go home with at least some marijuana, […]

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Set To Open In Maryland

SALISBURY, Md.- The first medical marijuana dispensary on the Eastern Shore of Maryland could open within weeks in Salisbury. Other dispensaries are preparing to open as well, possibly next year. They will all do so with a unique set of challenges. Peninsula Alternative Health on Snow Hill Road will be the first […]

Medical Marijuana May Not Arrive in Maryland If Congress Doesn’t Take Action

Maryland’s medical marijuana program, finally about to launch, could remain grounded if Congress fails to extend limits on federal prosecutions for using and selling the drug. Under pressure from the anti-cannabis Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the House of Representatives is balking at preserving an Obama-era provision that gives the states space […]

Worried About Feds, University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy Cancels Medical Marijuana Courses

Citing legal concerns, the University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy has canceled plans to offer training for those who work in the medical marijuana industry, After consulting with the Maryland attorney general’s office, the university asked pharmacy school officials to cancel the classes, a university spokesman said. While marijuana has […]

Maryland Adds Eight New Medical Marijuana Growers

Maryland’s medical marijuana regulators approved final licenses for eight growing companies on Monday, allowing them to start cultivating the drug. Several companies said they are ready to begin growing immediately, while others say they will take weeks to get started. “Now, we have a real industry,” said Cary Millstein, CEO […]

Maryland Judge Places Temporary Halt on Medical Marijuana Program – Cannabis Business Executive

Maryland’s medical marijuana program faces a potential new delay after a judge Thursday ordered a temporary halt to the program pending a hearing as part of a lawsuit that alleges regulators failed to consider racial diversity in licensing businesses. Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams granted a temporary restraining order […]

Maryland Medical Marijuana Grower on the Verge of Cultivation Despite Controversy – Cannabis Business Executive

Since lawmakers approved medical marijuana in Maryland, the nascent industry has been mired in legal and political controversy. A judge is deciding whether the state improperly awarded licenses to grow and process the plant. Black lawmakers said minorities didn’t have a fair chance of getting those licenses. Now the governor […]