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Maryland Medical Marijuana Patients and their Right to Bear Arms

By: Emelia N. Hall
November 1, 2019
Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states (including Maryland) and the District of Columbia, but remains illegal under federal law.  Can your right to treat your ailment with medical marijuana under state law infringe on your constitutional right to bear arms?  In Maryland—absolutely.&nbsp... Read more >

Whitepaper: Global Cannabis Industry: The Essential Primer

October 14, 2019
Tydings is the Maryland member of Meritas, a global alliance of more than 7,700 lawyers serving in nearly 200 independent, local law firms across more than 97 countries.  Meritas has released a whitepaper offering a primer to the complex and confusing global cannabis industry as it st... Read more >

Tydings Announces that Danielle H. Russell has Joined the Firm

October 10, 2019
Tydings, a Baltimore law firm that serves individuals and businesses in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia through its offices in Baltimore and Towson, announces that Danielle H. Russell has joined the firm as an associate in its litigation department and health care group. Ms. Russell concentrates her... Read more >

Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine and Medical Malpractice Claims

By: John A. Butler
October 8, 2019
Direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) telemedicine has been defined as the use of smartphones, computers, or standard telephones to obtain medical treatment or advice without a face-to-face meeting, or a prior relationship with the treating physician.  The practice of DTC telemedicine began to gain tr... Read more >

New and Amended Ordinances Affecting Baltimore City Employers

By: Melissa Calhoon Jones
October 1, 2019
The Baltimore City Council was active this spring, enacting new and amended ordinances affecting workplace rights. Lactation Breaks and Accommodations.  Baltimore City enacted a sweeping ordinance, which took effect in April 2019, requiring employers with two or more full-time equivalent ... Read more >