Posts by Jon Wachs, Esq.
The Maryland Cannabis Administration Notifies Licensees and Pre-Approved Applicants of the License Conversion Process and Timeline
On May 12, 2023, the Maryland Cannabis Administration (“MCA”) issued a notice to all pre-approved applicants and licensed medical cannabis…Read More
What Do I Need To Apply For An Adult-Use Cannabis Business License?
In September 2023, the Maryland Cannabis Administration’s (“MCA”) 30-day application period commences for individuals and businesses interested in applying for…Read More
Into the Haze: What Is a Social Equity Applicant and How Do You Qualify?
On March 2, 2023, Maryland House Bill 556, introduced by Delegate C.T. Wilson and Vanessa E. Atterbeary for the purpose…Read More
Maryland House Bill 556 Incorporates Several MMCC Recommendations Regarding the Proposed Home Grow Program
Existing Maryland law prohibits any person, including a qualifying medical patient or caregiver registered with the Maryland Cannabis Commission (“MMCC”),…Read More
Analysis of Maryland Senate Bill 508
Background Information The 2018 Farm Bill defined hemp as “the plant Cannabis sativa L. and any part of the plant,…Read More
Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (“MMCC”) Provides Recommendations to the Maryland Legislature on Methods to Reduce the Use of Cannabis by Minors
The legalization of adult-use cannabis has raised concerns about the potential impact that such a policy change may have. Under…Read More
CannaBlast – Maryland House Bill 556
On February 3, 2023, Delegates C.T. Wilson and Vanessa E. Atterbeary introduced House Bill 556 (“Bill”) for the purpose of…Read More
MMCC Provides Guidance to Maryland Legislature on Cannabis Consumption Facilities
If permitted by applicable state regulations, an on-site cannabis consumption facility can be an indoor or outdoor location which is…Read More
The Maryland Medical Cannabis Legislative Report on Hemp-Derived Non-Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Products
Background Information The 2018 Farm Bill defined hemp as the Cannabis sativa L. plant that contains less than 0.3% delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol…Read More
Friday Factoid Quiz: July-Related Intellectual Property
While we celebrate the birth of our country each July, in this month we also can celebrate these noteworthy marks,…Read More