medical marijuana

August 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens in Germantown

A medical cannabis dispensary, Zen Leaf, opened Tuesday in Germantown. It’s the 18th medical cannabis dispensary in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia was at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s ribbon cutting for the dispensary and spoke to Zen Leaf’s Joshua Kudisch, Michael Vahlsing and Anthony Marsico, as well as state Del. Lily Qi (D-15). According to the […]

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August 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Locals Sound Off on Marijuana Dispensary in Bethesda

After a delay in its anticipated launch, a medical marijuana dispensary will open its doors in downtown Bethesda this upcoming weekend. The Health for Life Dispensary Bethesda, located at 4909 Fairmont Avenue, will be equipped to serve hundreds of patients per day, according to the company’s website. The store’s manager, Mike Troung, declined an on-camera […]

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June 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Public Campaign Fund, County Settles Transit Center Lawsuit (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the county’s first public campaign fund, the settlement of the county’s Silver Spring Transit Center lawsuit, the Purple Line transit project, medical marijuana in Maryland, and the recent death of Richard Collins at the University of Maryland in […]

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April 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan Orders Disparity Study of Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Industry

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered a disparity study of Maryland’s regulated medical marijuana industry. According to a news release, the governor’s directive is responsive to concerns expressed by the Legislative Black Caucus, regarding diversity in this emerging industry. The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs will oversee the study, which the governor has directed to […]

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November 13, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Medical Cannabis Commission Overwhelmed with Nearly 900 Applications (PHOTO)

The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) announced that it will extend its application review period after receiving 882 applications for grower, processor and dispenser licenses by the Nov. 6th deadline. According to a news release, 705 applications submitted were for dispenser licenses. Many dispensary candidates applied for a license in each of the […]

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