Hey Baltimore City! Have you heard the news? The Baltimore City State’s Attorney has decided to no longer prosecute cannabis possession. That didn’t take long. Hopefully you read that as sarcasm. In her announcement she mentioned that there is no link between cannabis possession and violent crime, and she believes the time, money and efforts are better spent going after violent offenders. While her office will still prosecute cannabis dealers for distribution and intent to
Are all these strains of cannabis really different from one another? Are their differences between strains? This is a topic that keeps coming up wherever I go. I have heard several different answers and I also know what I know. There are people that believe that there is no difference between strains labeled indica and sativa, and that the effects are the same. Others believe that there is no difference between different strains as well.
If you haven’t heard, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) in their infinite wisdom voted unanimously to ban advertising for cannabis related businesses. Here are the basics of the ban: Advertising Restrictions No grower, processor, dispensary, independent testing laboratory, or certifying provider may place or maintain, or cause to be placed or maintained, an advertisement for medical cannabis or medical cannabis products on: (1) Radio, television, or a billboard; (2) A print publication, unless at
If you didn’t already hear the news, The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) is now requiring patients to obtain a patient ID card through the State in order to be served at Maryland dispensaries. Oh, and by the way, you must pay the State $50.00 for the card. Here are some highlights of the new law. Beginning January 1,2019: All new patients must purchase MMCC ID cards at registration. This means that any new patient
A hot topic in our clinic is how gun ownership is impacted by being a legal cannabis patent. Emotions run deep with this topic as patients are forced to choose between their 2nd amendment rights and the use of medical cannabis. If you aren’t aware, when you apply to purchase a gun in Maryland you are asked if you use cannabis. If you answer yes, you will not be approved to buy a firearm. Forget the