Maryland Regulators Approve Seven New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Maryland marijuana regulators approved this week the opening of seven new medical marijuana dispensaries, including two in Baltimore. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission granted final approval for the seven dispensaries and for a new processor at its most recent meeting on Tuesday. The new dispensaries in Baltimore are ReLeaf Shop, […]

Efforts To Diversify Medical Marijuana in Maryland Move Forward

Legislators say that efforts to diversify medical marijuana in Maryland move forward after amendments to the bill are made. In January, a disparity study ordered by Gov. Larry Hogan determined that women and minorities lack representation in the industry. Currently, minorities own only one of the cannabis processing companies licensed by […]

Credit Union Offers Banking Services For Cannabis Businesses

The post Credit Union Offers Banking Services For Cannabis Businesses appeared first on High Times. While the cannabis industry is undoubtedly expanding at a torrid pace, most new businesses lack one key component most traditional businesses boast effortlessly—a reliable banking service. While there have been several possible solutions drawn up, including […]

The Alternate Reality Of Legalized Medical Marijuana

The post The Alternate Reality Of Legalized Medical Marijuana appeared first on High Times. Maryland legalized medical marijuana years ago, and the first dispensaries opened on Friday, December 1. They promptly ran out of inventory. According to the Washington Post, “Five of seven licensed dispensaries that have opened since Friday […]

Tikun Olam Expands to Washington, D.C.

Today, Tikun Olam announced their expansion into the Washington, D.C. market. Partnering with the cultivator, Alternative Solutions, they will license them to grow, manufacture and distribute Tikun-branded products. Tikun Olam is an international cannabis company with roots in Israel, where they are working in clinical trials to produce strains targeting […]

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 […]