A prohibition on licenses for growing and processing medical marijuana has been extended in Maryland after a ruling last week by a judge in the state. The prohibition stems from a temporary restraining order issued last month by Judge Ronald B. Rubin after a company called Remileaf filed a... Read more
The East Coast’s first outdoor, commercial cannabis harvest is underway
October 8, 2019 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment Out in the East Coast’s first commercial marijuana field last week, hundreds of “frosted” marijuana flowers glistened, the fall light dancing off the lucrative cannabis oils. The gamble had paid off. Nearly an acre of carefully tended marijuana plants had delivered... Read more
Medical marijuana regulators stall industry expansion amid complaints of unfairness
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Maryland / Medical marijuana regulators stall industry expansion amid complaints of unfairness September 28, 2019 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment Maryland’s medical marijuana regulators abruptly stalled a planned market expansion on Thursday after one company sued them and an influential... Read more
A bigger crop: Why Maryland’s medical pot growers are adding more plants
The air inside SunMed Growers’ sprawling, $10 million marijuana greenhouse was thick with the citrusy aroma of freshly harvested Lemon Skunk. Outside, heavy machinery cleared land for about 30,000 additional plants. “This is tripling for medical,” said owner Jake Van Wingerden, a former chairman of the Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis... Read more
Maryland lawmakers have a lot to learn on legalizing marijuana
August 20, 2019 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment As Maryland’s lawmakers delve into the nuances of whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use, they’re learning that they have a lot of details to figure out. A joint House of Delegates-Senate work group on legalization met Monday for the second... Read more
Bob Dylan wrote his indelible classic “The Times They Are a-Changin’” at a moment of enormous political and cultural upheaval in the country. Nearly 60 years later, the lyrics have been invoked—in a court of law, no less—to capture the winds of change in marijuana policy. The Maryland Court... Read more
The University of Maryland is launching a master’s degree program to instruct students on the science and regulation of medical marijuana. The new Master of Science (MS) in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics will “provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to support patients and the medical cannabis... Read more
Baltimore to no longer prosecute marijuana possession
Baltimore’s top prosecutor announced Tuesday that the city will no longer prosecute any cases related to marijuana possession, regardless of quantity or a person’s criminal record. Marilyn Mosby, the state’s attorney in Baltimore, is also seeking to have the courts vacate roughly 5,000 prior marijuana convictions going back to 2011, The Associated Press reported. “No... Read more
Aboard the ‘canna crawl’ bus, Maryland marijuana patients find community, resources
For the first time in five years, Joppa resident Brandon Bevins feels good. There’s still some pain, but after being diagnosed with bladder cancer at 31, he feels like he’s turning a promising corner. And he owes it all to the medicinal cannabis community, he said. “When you get sick, man, it... Read more



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