On Friday afternoon, Medical Cannabis Commission announced companies that won preliminary licenses to dispense medical marijuana — now called 'cannabis' by the commission to distinguish it from recreational marijuana — including at least two companies that will sell medical pot in Carroll County.
The Taneytown Planning Commission unanimously granted final approval for Compassionate Care and Wellness LLC's site plan. The medical cannabis growing and processing company acquired the original site plans from CannaMD.
Just 1 percent of the 16,000 doctors who treat patients in Maryland have signed up to for the state's medical marijuana program, and two of the largest hospital systems in the state have banned their physicians from participating.
The highest earning lobbyist in Annapolis represents a company that was awarded a lucrative Maryland marijuana-growing license after a state commission pulled it from the ranks of losers and gave it a winning slot.
Many people experiencing the brunt of spring allergies are using or testing out alternative treatments, including herbs, acupuncture, salt therapy and even foods containing allergens, to complement or wean off of pharmaceuticals altogether. Though research on these therapies is limited and some doctors recommend against them, some users say they're the key to relief.
Ravens left tackle Eugene Monroe has missed nearly half the team's games over the past two seasons, battling knee and ankle injuries in 2014, the concussion he sustained in the opening game of 2015 and the shoulder injury that ended his season.
If you need it, Harford County can recommend it. In this year¿s readers¿ poll, more than 9,000 voters endorsed their favorite people and places across 60 categories. Whether you¿re in the market for a new car, you need a fresh idea for a family activity or you¿re simply new in town and need the lay of the land, this list has you covered.
Getting a physical gift can be wonderful, but giving the gift of physical health can be priceless and the Tevis Center for Wellness at Carroll Hospital, and Carroll County Recreation and Parks both have gift certificate options for healthy holiday giving.
We are one Maryland, not a place where one sick patient is treated differently than another simply based on what county they live in. Local law must not be permitted to create such inequities for suffering citizens seeking access to medical marijuana. The General Assembly apparently must act once again to insure that every Marylander is treated equally, especially in their greatest time of need.
The results are in! Nearly 8,000 votes determined the winners of 2014¿s Best of Harford contest. From preferred personal trainers to choice child care, every category is another reason to love Harford County.
Until recently, Harford County residents interested in alternative approaches to health care had to travel a long way to find such services. But as the county has grown, many of these options have found their way here. Some of these treatments, collectively known as ¿energy medicine,¿ include ancient Eastern healing arts, while others are relatively new.
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think.
Earlier this month, Knight celebrated the one-year anniversary of the opening of her hypnosis business: Hypnosis Columbia. She recently moved into an office located at Sterrett Place in downtown Columbia, a move that demonstrates the strength of her business and the increasing acceptance of hypnotism as a viable form of alternative medicine locally.
Maryland's proposed licensing fees for growing and selling medical marijuana are among the highest in the nation, prompting some advocates to warn that the steep upfront costs could drive off applicants, potentially limiting access for tens of thousands of state residents. Others, though, say the fees are unlikely to scare off many entrepreneurs drawn by the chance to get in on the ground floor of a growing industry.