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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Medical Cannabis in Maryland

Disclaimer - While MedChi does not have a position on medical cannabis, we recognize that some members have decided to recommend cannabis to treat patients in the course of their practice.  We recognize that cannabis is a complex and contentious issue and we make no assurances or warranties regarding the below practices of cannabis as a medical tool. 


Update from January 4, 2018

Today the Justice Department repealed the Cole Memo that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws. MedChi is reviewing the information and will provide what, if any, guidance to our members.

On January 4th, AG Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo and allow federal prosecutors decide how to enforce the federal law, even in the states that have legalized cannabis.  It is unclear how this will affect Maryland, as Maryland recently legalized medicinal cannabis


Materials from 3/30/2018 Cannabinoid Breakfast Series Meeting

Materials from 12/15/2017 Medical use of Cannabinoids Series Meeting