Oswaldo Barrientos said he felt blindsided during his citizenship interview when the immigration officer started asking questions about his job at a marijuana dispensary, without explaining the potential consequences of his answers.
The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission said it plans to move ahead with accepting applications for new medical marijuana growing and processing businesses, despite one firm’s effort to block the industry expansion.
“Sometimes we can laugh and giggle about marijuana, right? But it’s big business,” said D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser at the ceremonial opening of Anacostia Organics.
The license is the broadest ever issued to a U.S. company. And it allows it allows the firm to import high-quality cannabis extracts that aren’t available in the U.S.
On the first day of the Maryland General Assembly, lawmakers got busy pitching ideas, including how to tackle big-ticket items such as education.
D.C. firefighters put out a fire at medical marijuana facility on Saturday.
Maryland’s medical marijuana sales more than doubled what one expert anticipated in 2018. Over 52,000 patients took advantage of the opportunity to buy medical marijuana in the last 12 months.
Medical marijuana sales in Maryland are surpassing a previous forecast and could reach $100 million this year.
The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association has tapped the founder of a business aimed at building a stronger ecosystem around Maryland’s medical marijuana industry as its new executive director.
The companies will open state’s first authorized marijuana-growing facilities within a year, but dispensaries are only allowed to sell non-psychoactive oil to approved patients.
The state panel that will award Virginia’s first five medical marijuana licenses will keep the application review process confidential.
The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission is allowing a company picked to grow the drug to compete again for a license while two of its former executives await trial on charges of smuggling cannabis oil.
While marijuana is illegal under federal law, a patchwork of state laws across the country determines where you can and cannot legally smoke pot.
Virginia plans to hand out licenses to dispense medical cannabis oil in the state’s five health services areas.
When Maryland awarded the first 15 licenses, none went to black-owned businesses — despite a provision calling on regulators to consider diversity.
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