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Medical Cannabis Association Elects New Chair and Executive Board

Medical Cannabis Association Elects New Chair and Executive Board Jake Van Wingerden to serve as Chair; Members of CANMD elected to leadership roles The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association (CANMD) elected a new chair and executive committee during a meeting of its full board earlier today. Jake Van Wingerden, President of SunMed Growers and [...]

By | September 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Curio Wellness unveils cannabis franchise concept

Maryland cannabis company Curio Wellness unveiled its first Far & Dotter dispensary on Tuesday in Timonium, a franchise concept that Curio hopes will spread across the United States. The company hopes Far & Dotter can become a high-end brand akin to an Apple or Nordstrom for cannabis. Read More Via Baltimore Business Journal

By | June 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maryland likely wouldn’t get a recreational marijuana industry until 2024 at the earliest

When Marylanders vote in November, they are expected to overwhelmingly support a referendum that would legalize adult-use cannabis. But that doesn’t mean you’d be able to walk into a dispensary and buy a joint the next day. A medical cannabis industry group is sounding the alarm that if lawmakers don’t hammer out details this summer, [...]

By | June 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

These minority-owned medical cannabis firms fought for a license for two years. Now the hard work begins.

Ciara Dubbé hugged one of her employees upon learning she had been pre-approved for a Maryland medical cannabis license and would be able to start her own company. "As a woman of color, I want every little girl to know, do not give up," Dubbé said. "It means so much more than just the license." [...]

By | May 31st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Curio Wellness launches a new app to help patients personalize medical cannabis

Baltimore-founded Curio Wellness’s mobile app offers patients a guide to its products while allowing for orders to be placed at dispensaries across Maryland. The app was designed by Severna Park, Maryland-based company Accella, whose expertise and portfolio (including cannabis businesses) sufficiently convinced Curio Wellness that it could deliver the minimum viable product that the Maryland-based company sought. Read [...]

By | May 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Marijuana industry will add nearly $100 billion to US economy in 2022

When considering whether to approve a regulated marijuana industry, advocates often tout the broader economic benefits of the additional tax revenue created. But the beneficial impact exceeds just tax dollars. The total U.S. economic impact from marijuana sales in 2022 is expected to reach $99 billion – up more than 20% from last year – [...]

By | April 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why did the cannabis industry blossom during the pandemic?

The Covid years have been very good for the cannabis industry. According to cannabis market research firm BDSA, global legal cannabis sales in 2020 were 45% higher than in 2019, with several leading cannabis companies reporting triple-digit growth in revenues in 2020 over the previous year. These included Trulieve Cannabis, Curaleaf, Verano, Cresco Labs, Green [...]

By | April 7th, 2022|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