Medical Marijuana

Cannabis-infused beer? Flying Dog is seeking approval to brew one

Cannabis-infused beer? Flying Dog is seeking approval to brew one

Two Frederick-based companies are seeking permission to market a cannabis-infused non-alcoholic beer in Maryland for patients approved to use medical marijuana.

Called Hop Chronic, the Indian pale ale would be a joint venture of Flying Dog Brewery and Green Leaf Medical Cannabis. The beer would serve as a delivery system for medical marijuana, which became legal for certified patients in Maryland in December 2017.

The two companies have been working together on the project since last summer, said Jim Caruso, CEO and co-owner of Flying Dog. A non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused beer would be perfect for patients who don’t want to ingest marijuana via smoking or vaping, he...

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