Maryland Medical Cannabis Industry Contributed Over $580 Million to Maryland’s Economy

An economic impact analysis of Maryland’s wholesale medical cannabis industry details a “dramatic effect on Maryland’s economy” totaling more than $580 million between 2017 and September 2019. The analysis, conducted by Beacon Economics, shows that the medical cannabis industry has created more than 4,000 jobs and $21.7 million in tax revenue for the State of [...]

By | February 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Medical Cannabis Commission Chief Addresses Glenn Indictment, Investigations

Amid ongoing investigations and the indictment and guilty plea of former Del. Cheryl D. Glenn (D-Baltimore City), House lawmakers received an update Wednesday from the leaders of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission. During the briefing before the House Health and Government Operations Committee, Executive Director William Tilburg addressed the series of problems that [...]

By | February 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

News buds: 3 businesses opening, legislators deliver first cannabis-related bills

Happy Friday, ladies and gents. Nothing like a little weed news to get you into weekend mode, right? Here's what's been happening in the local cannabis market lately.  Two medical marijuana retailers and one grower have officially joined the ranks of fully operational cannabis businesses in Maryland.  At the first 2020 meeting of the Maryland [...]

By | February 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on News buds: 3 businesses opening, legislators deliver first cannabis-related bills

Cannabis grower applicant wants Md. to end licensing delays

A top applicant in the latest round of applications for medical cannabis growers licenses is demanding the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission immediately award four licenses following the conviction of a state delegate whom it says corrupted the process. The letter comes even as the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission prepares to hire an outside firm to [...]

By | January 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cannabis grower applicant wants Md. to end licensing delays