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Laura Rowles is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) serving almost 400 members by hosting over 30 networking events each year, as well as providing educational seminars and special events. The Chamber hosts numerous events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five’s, ribbon cuttings... Read more

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One of the First Medical Cannabis Dispensaries is Now Open in Gaithersburg

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Herbology and celebrated the grand opening of one of the first medical cannabis dispensary’s in Gaithersburg by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, January 17. They are located at 106 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg.

The company’s executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business leaders who possess the wide-ranging expertise needed to operate a successful safe, secure, and compliant medical cannabis organization. Medical cannabis treats a number of conditions, by alleviating debilitating symptoms.

Now that medical cannabis dispensaries are beginning to open in Montgomery County it is important for patients to choose the best one. Herbology, is committed to improving the quality of your life by dispensing the highest quality medicinal products in addition to offering holistic services,” Herbology representatives state.

Herbology is also unique, offering a wellness center focused on helping patients find relief through yoga classes, meditation times, support groups, guest speakers and more. They are committed to improving the quality of lives and restoring well-being by providing safe and reliable access to all qualified patients with debilitating medical conditions.

Great morning in Gaithersburg welcoming our newest small business to the City at their Grand Opening”, said City of Gaithersburg Council Member Laurie-Anne Sayles.

Sayles who represented the Mayor and her colleagues on the City Council at the ribbon cutting noted Gaithersburg fosters and maintains a “safe and healthy community” and mentioned that in a recent citizen survey, the City was given high marks in several areas that are “apropos to this event today”. Those marks included access to quality, affordable health care and the City’s inclusive, welcoming environment.

We are excited to join you today in opening a facility that will provide much needed relief to patients suffering from a variety of illnesses and in need of pain management tools. We are also pleased that you have been working with our Police Department to ensure that your products are handled safely and securely and are dispensed according to Maryland law,” Sayles added.

All medical cannabis patients are welcome at Herbology. If you are not a current patient they are happy to assist you with the process of becoming one. Herbology is also convenient for Bethesda, Rockville, and Silver Spring residents. You can learn more at

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

The GGCC is located at 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg, MD. To learn more about the GGCC visit us at

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About Laura Rowles

Laura authors the blog Your Success is Our Business on MyMCMedia. Laura is the Director of Events & Marketing for the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce - a member-based organization of businesses that have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial and industrial progress in our communities. The area's economic well-being is a result of the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber. The Chamber has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area. My position at the Chamber - Director of Events & Marketing - affords me the opportunity to plan quality events for our Members and market the Chamber is a variety of avenues. At the GGCC, we typically have around 30 events each year including: breakfasts, lunches, after-five's, ribbon cuttings and special events. The consensus is we have high quality events with good energy. In 2012, we had over 2,040 people visit our events. Most our events are free to Members so securing sponsorships for all events. Additionally, I am responsible for planning networking, overseeing the budget and marketing of all events in order to make them successful. Lastly, I coordinate all marketing and communication efforts of the GGCC including weekly email blasts, its quarterly newsletter, all social media platforms, media relations and community outreach.


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