The executive director of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has announced his resignation, with plans to move on to new ventures.
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FREDERICK, Maryland — It’s been years in the making but cultivators and dispensaries for medical marijuana are now in the final stages of preparing for the start of business later this year.
At long last, Maryland’s first legal marijuana crop is growing. With 19 companies cleared to grow, process and sell the plant, the seeds of the medical marijuana program have literally been planted, four years after the state legalized cannabis for medical use.
Maryland’s beleaguered medical marijuana industry faces a critical deadline Monday, when companies the state has selected to grow the plant are required to be operational.
Individuals hoping to break into Maryland’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry will be able to get special training thanks to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
Regulators approved Maryland’s first medical marijuana dispensary on Wednesday, authorizing a Frederick company to open its doors immediately even though the drug will not be available for months.
It has been a month full of highs and lows for Maryland medical marijuana growers. Last week, on May 15, 2017, news came out that after months of controversy regarding racial disparities the state awarded its grower’s license to Anne Arundel County’s ForwardGro. The victory was short-lived though, as this past Thursday, May 25, a hold was placed on the commission’s ability to grant new licenses.
On Dec. 9, 2016, the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission named the 102 recipients of Stage One dispensary license pre-approvals, concluding the state’s application process for growers, processors and dispensaries.
BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 12, 2016/Weed Wire/ — The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (“MMCC”) today announced the names of 102 Dispensary entities who have been awarded Stage One license pre-approvals.
On Aug. 15, 2016, the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission announced the names of the 15 growers and 15 processors who received Stage One license pre-approvals, with seven of the processors affiliated with growers who received Stage One license pre-approvals.
In early August, Maryland officials could announce their selection of the marijuana growers and processors who can seek licenses to become the first businesses in the state’s medical marijuana industry, according to a report in The Baltimore Sun. State officials had originally planned to select growers and processors in February 2016.