The Washington Post learned that Maryland state lawmaker Del. Dr. Dan K. Morhaim, a vocal supporter of legalizing MED, is affiliated with a company applying for a state MED license. Morhaim, who’s also a physician, said he has no equity in the company, and had cleared his involvement with the legislature’s ethics advisor.
Maryland has promised to begin awarding the coveted licenses next month. The evaluation process cost about $2 million , almost five times the original estimate.
Tech billionaire Sean Parker doubled his contribution to California’s REC initiative to $2.25 million.
High Times says Brexit could set back legalization in the U.K.
Legal pot probably isn’t as big a draw for Colorado tourists as had once been thought. Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger makes a technical argument that Washington State should have licensed more dispensaries.
Edibles company Bhang Chocolate lost a $1.875 million breach of contract suit to investor Mentor Capital.
HelloMD, a site that allows patients to obtain doctors’ recommendations online, has a questions and answers site that TechCrunch compares to “ Quora for cannabis.”
Canadian company Canopy Growth, plans to start selling MED in German pharmacies.
Weed is among the highest grossing products on the “ dark web,” online marketplaces that are difficult for law enforcement to track.
The Atlantic talks to a few female cannabis entrepreneurs.
Canna Law Blog has a post on the eight pitfalls awaiting the industry in California.
Dispensary chain Terrapin Care Station acquired Denver Relief’s central Denver store.