Medical Marijuana Is Life Changing For Young Girl With Seizures

Children from across Maryland had their first day of school. But it hasn’t been an easy road for one Dundalk girl. Many are calling her journey to the classroom a miracle. Amy Yensi reports from Dundalk, her mother says medical marijuana is life changing. Three-year-old Lillyann Baker, arrives at the …

Maryland’s medical cannabis program gets 8 new growers

By Fenit Nirappil August 14  Medical cannabis program regulators in Maryland on Monday authorized eight companies to grow the plant and four businesses to process it into medicine.The decision at a meeting of the state’s medical cannabis commission comes one year after the panel chose 15 growers and 15 processors …

Court: Medical marijuana program can proceed as legal battle continues

The state’s top court ruled Friday that the medical cannabis commission can issue final licenses to companies to grow the drug even as legal challenges to the medical marijuana program’s rollout continue. The Court of Appeals held up a case from proceeding in Baltimore Circuit Court last week in which …

VA Secretary: ‘We’re Interested In Looking’ At Medical Marijuana For Vets

In his first “state of the VA” address at the White House on May 31, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin highlighted his department’s focus on wait times, accountability, quality of care, and veteran suicides. But it may have been one brief answer to a question after his speech that really …

First Maryland medical marijuana grow operation approved

May 18, 2017 The Baltimore Sun Regulators have issued the first license for a medical marijuana grow in Maryland, allowing a sprawling 2-acre warehouse in Anne Arundel County to immediately start cultivating the drug. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to grant final approval for a medical marijuana …

For The Past 17 Years, Montel Williams Did What The FDA Won’t: He Made Marijauna A Medicine

Montel Williams Medical Marijuana After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2000, Montel Williams set out to find the safest, most effective form of medicinal marijuana for treating his disease and others, and to bring that product to the masses. After 17 years of nonstop research and advocacy, those goals are finally …

Study: Nationwide medical marijuana laws would save lives — and a billion taxpayer dollars

Maryland Medical Marijuana Laws Will Save Lives & Taxpayer Dollars A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in states that introduced a medical marijuana program. The implication? Offered …

United Patients Group medical marijuana conference Baltimore, MD

United Patients Group announced it will be hosting “Medical Cannabis: A Clinical Focus” in Baltimore Maryland. The marijuana conference in Baltimore will be held on June 2nd and 3rd at the Maritime Convention Center. The event features top experts on medical marijuana including Windy Irwin, PharmD and Dawn Marie Steenstra …

Dispensaries See New Seniors Marijuana Market Emerging

Seniors and Marijuana as Medicine MARCH 15, 2017 BY TOM EDATHIKUNNEL For decades, cannabis has been portrayed as an illicit substance associated with burnouts and addicts, one that clouds mental performance and drains ambition. However, long-standing opinions are beginning to change as more research continues to demonstrate the medical benefits …