A Handbook on What to Do Next for Winners of Maryland Dispensary Licenses

Winning a Maryland dispensary license is a significant accomplishment, but the real work begins now. By meticulously planning your next steps and focusing on compliance, quality, and customer service, you can build a successful dispensary business. Remember, the cannabis industry is ever-evolving, and staying informed about regulatory changes and market trends will be crucial for your ongoing success.

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Genetic Testing is Key for Successful Cannabis Engineering, Production, and Purchasing

The term “entourage effect” describes the combined effects of cannabinoids and terpenoids on the consumer’s psychological perception of different cannabis varieties. Each variety, or strain, contains varying concentrations of cannabinoids, including psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD), and has a unique terpenoid profile. As such, consumers are able to choose cannabis based on a desired effect, such as relaxation, and a specific aroma. Despite widespread information on the characteristics of different strains, the underlying genetic information accounting for these differences remains poorly understood.

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Force Majeure and Frustration of Purpose in the Age of COVID-19

The right to assert force majeure or frustration of purpose is typically governed by the provisions of the parties’ agreement. Whether a potential or actual coronavirus pandemic is a force majeure event will typically depend on the language of those provisions, as well as the extent to which the coronavirus made a party’s performance impossible—as opposed to merely delaying it or making it more expensive

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