Maryland’s medical cannabis dispensaries have seen booming sales amid the coronavirus pandemic even as they’re forced to change the way they serve patients. But operators say the panic-buying is exacerbating supply chain bottleneck and causing some to fear the long-term effects should the increased demand continue.
The Baltimore County Board of Education awarded more than $16 million in matching state and county funds for contracts to build heating and air conditioning at three county schools, but the ongoing coronavirus pandemic muddies the waters on when it will be installed, school officials say.
Baltimore County officials expressed frustration Friday over reports of residents and even some gyms defying state and local orders prohibiting social gatherings and closing businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewki, Jr. announced Thursday social gatherings are now restricted to no more than 10 people, and launched new online food resource maps, including a form for restaurants to self-identify if they provide carry out, delivery and pick up services.
The Baltimore County Police Department is now are rolling out new measures for non-emergency crime reports to reduce in-person investigations, the department announced Tuesday, screening callers for flu-like symptoms and using personal protective equipment to respond to sick and injured persons.
Shopping malls in Harford and Baltimore counties continue to be open amid concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus, while noting that individual retailers may adopt their own policies on store closures.
On Saturday, March 28, the Stroup Kids for Kids Foundation is hosting the “Addielicious Walk to Help” at the mall Towson Town Center for the first time. The goal is to raise money for epilepsy research.