Maryland Allows Medical Cannabis Dispensaries to Remain Open

In order to meet the needs of cannabis users across the state, Maryland is allowing medical dispensaries to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic with some loosened restrictions to make sure everyone has access. Southern Maryland dispensaries in general are working to make sure accessibility is the number-one priority.

According to SoMdNews, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission issued an order that would change some rules for dispensaries. It’s no longer OK to keep a big jar of cannabis for customers to smell before purchasing, but on-site deliveries in parking lots, their version of curbside delivery, is now an option. 

Patients also no longer have to sign for cannabis upon pickup, and orders can be processed online. This helps with social distancing and ease of access for those without as much access to transportation. 

One store in Solomons, MD, Greenwave Medical Cannabis Dispensary, took advantage of the fact that their building used to be a bank and implemented a drive-thru window for customers. With a little work, they were able to make the business accessible to those who don’t want to leave their vehicles. 

“The MMCC has shown great leadership,” Lauren Simpson, director of Greenwave, said. “We’re lucky to have a

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Layoffs Continue at Canopy Growth, Constellation Brands’ Struggling Cannabis Producer

Canopy Growth Corp., a major marijuana producer, has laid off 200 staff from the Canadian, U.K. and U.S. offices

This is the third round of cuts in the last few months—as it stands, the company has let go almost 1,000 employees, including COVID-19-related furloughs.

In a statement to the Canadian Press, Canopy chief executive officer David Klein said, “Although difficult, the decisions that have been made over the last few months are to allow Canopy Growth to remain focused on the areas where we are winning and ensure that we are delivering the highest quality products to our consumers in every market where we operate. For a long time Canopy has prioritized doing things first, but going forward we’ll be focused on doing things the best in the markets and in the product formats that show the greatest promise.”

– Read the entire article at News.

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Fitness to Herbs: Seven Natural Relaxants for Your Daily Routine

No matter how difficult anxiety can be, there are many simple ways of keeping it at bay or at least reducing its effects. These methods consist of physical and nutritional habits you can integrate into your daily life. Once they become part of your routine, it won’t be long before you notice their relaxing effects, some subtle, others more impressive. Above all, they are natural solutions to reducing stress and helping you enjoy every day to its fullest. Learn what each of these ideas has to offer, try them out and decide which you’d like to make permanent.

Exercise

This is the number one advice for improving your mood and physical health. To save you time rifling through the countless types of exercise available, aim for activities that promote the following attributes. Also, since everyone’s tastes are different, pick those you’ll enjoy and happily turn into habits.

– Read the entire article at Female First.

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