Maryland Puts Hold on Medical Marijuana From Lothian Grower

Maryland Puts Hold on Medical Marijuana From Lothian Grower

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has placed an “administrative hold” on products from ForwardGro.

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October 15, 2018
Capital Gazette
Distribution Grower/Agriculture Medical News State by State: Maryland

State officials have told marijuana dispensaries and processors not to accept products from a Lothian growing facility.

 

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has placed an “administrative hold” on products from ForwardGro.

 

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Joy Strand, the commission’s executive director, said in a statement Wednesday the hold on ForwardGro’s products was “a precautionary measure” pursuant to a section of Maryland codes and regulations regarding inspections.

 

While Strand did not comment as to the nature of the investigation, she cited part of Maryland code that states a possible suspension of product distribution if “an inspector has reasonable suspicion of an operational failure or of conditions that create a likelihood of diversion, contamination, or a risk to the public health.”

 

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