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Tag Archives: Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission

Law enforcement seeks to differentiate legal cannabis from contraband

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Rapidly changing law on marijuana use and possession in Maryland, from the decriminalization of small amounts to the legalization of medical use, has left some law enforcement officers wondering what the presence or odor of marijuana means for them when ...

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Maryland medical marijuana dispensary banned patients for online complaints

A security guard at Allegany Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Cumberland, Maryland, waits for people to arrive. Must credit: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti

A medical marijuana dispensary in western Maryland has banned at least four customers because they posted complaints online about pricing or other issues, sparking concern from advocates and potentially violating state rules for the emerging industry.

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Md. medical marijuana panel grapples with out-of-state patients

Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Chairman Brian P. Lopez, left, and Executive Director Patrick Jameson talk as public comment is given on potentially adding 15 processor licenses. (Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS — State regulators are looking for ways to thread the needle and allow out-of-state patients to access the state’s new medical cannabis program while not running afoul of federal laws that prohibit the drug from being transported across state lines. ...

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Medical marijuana plants have started to grow in Maryland

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The first legal crop of marijuana has started to grow in Maryland. And industry officials say products should be available in medical marijuana dispensaries by 2018. The Washington Post reported Saturday that at least two licensed cultivators have marijuana plants growing. ...

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