diversity

  1. Ron Strider

    Md: Medical Marijuana Industry Needs A Diversity Strategy

    Medical cannabis is an emergent industry, and diversity must be woven into the fabric of this multi-billion dollar business from the beginning. We acknowledge that there are those in our communities who remain steadfast in their opposition to the expansion of the availability of cannabis in...
  2. Ron Strider

    MD: Judge Puts Medical Cannabis Licensing On 10-Day Hold

    A lawsuit aimed at diversifying Maryland's medical marijuana industry has resulted in a temporary, 10-day ban on the issuance of full licenses to grow cannabis. The ban comes over a week after it was announced that the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission issued its first full growing license...
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    Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Hires Diversity Consultant

    Baltimore - Maryland's Medical Cannabis Commission announced on Monday that it is hiring a diversity consultant. Critics point to the lack of minority-owned businesses among those named as finalists to grow and process pot. The diversity consultant will determine if, and how, the...
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    Maryland Medical Pot Regulators Push Back Dispensary Decisions To November 28

    Maryland medical cannabis regulators are set to award preliminary licenses to open medical marijuana dispensaries on Nov. 28, to the ire of a Maryland lawmaker challenging the state over a lack of racial diversity in the burgeoning industry. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission will meet...
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    Maryland's Geography Of Pot

    When the General Assembly legalized medical marijuana in Maryland, it required the commission running the program to "actively seek to achieve racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity when licensing medical marijuana growers." But the Attorney General's office advised the commission that, absent...
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    Maryland's Geography Of Pot

    When the General Assembly legalized medical marijuana in Maryland, it required the commission running the program to "actively seek to achieve racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity when licensing medical marijuana growers." But the Attorney General's office advised the commission that, absent...
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    MD: Seeking Diversity, Medical Marijuana Commissioner Sets Meeting With AG

    Leaders of the state's medical marijuana commission are meeting with Attorney General Brian E. Frosh next week to figure out how to achieve more racial diversity when the panel awards licenses to companies to dispense the drug. The Medical Cannabis Commission has come under scrutiny because...
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    MD: Seeking Diversity, Medical Marijuana Commissioner Sets Meeting With AG

    Leaders of the state's medical marijuana commission are meeting with Attorney General Brian E. Frosh next week to figure out how to achieve more racial diversity when the panel awards licenses to companies to dispense the drug. The Medical Cannabis Commission has come under scrutiny because...
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    Medical-Pot Regulators In Maryland Blast AG For Conflicting Advice On Diversity

    Medical marijuana regulators on Thursday released a letter criticizing Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) for what they called conflicting information about whether the state should consider racial diversity when awarding licenses to prospective cannabis businesses. The Maryland...
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    Medical-Pot Regulators In Maryland Blast AG For Conflicting Advice On Diversity

    Medical marijuana regulators on Thursday released a letter criticizing Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) for what they called conflicting information about whether the state should consider racial diversity when awarding licenses to prospective cannabis businesses. The Maryland...
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    MD: Medical Marijuana Chair Says He's Committed To Diversity

    Annapolis, Md. - The chairman of Maryland's medical marijuana commission says the panel is committed to promoting racial diversity in the state's developing medical marijuana industry. Dr. Paul Davies wrote Thursday the panel will work with the legislature on the issue. Critics have noted...
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    MD: Medical Marijuana Chair Says He's Committed To Diversity

    Annapolis, Md. - The chairman of Maryland's medical marijuana commission says the panel is committed to promoting racial diversity in the state's developing medical marijuana industry. Dr. Paul Davies wrote Thursday the panel will work with the legislature on the issue. Critics have noted...