August 17, 2017

Maryland is Officially Growing!

Our home state is officially growing...medical cannabis, that is! This past Monday, the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission approved 8 Growers and 4 Processors for licenses. The awarded licenses come after years of setbacks and delays since medical cannabis became legalized in 2013. Brand Joint celebrates with Maryland's 12,000 registered patients, knowing that quality medicine will soon be available at 102 dispensaries this fall.

The list of licensed medical cannabis firms are listed below:

Licensed Growers

  • Curio Cultivation LLC (Baltimore County)
  • ForwardGro LLC (Anne Arundel County)
  • Freestate Wellness LLC (Howard County)
  • Green Leaf Medical LLC (Frederick County)
  • Harvest of Maryland LLC (Washington County)
  • HMS Health LLC (Frederick County)
  • Holistic Industries Inc. LLC (Prince George’s County)
  • Maryland Compassionate Care and Wellness LLC
    (dba as Grass Roots) (Carroll County)
  • emescal Wellness LLC (Baltimore City)

Licensed Processors

  • Blair Wellness LLC (Worcester County)
  • Curio Wellness LLC (Baltimore County)
  • Holistic Industries, INC. LLC (Prince George’s County)
  • Maryland Compassionate Care and Wellness LLC
    dba as Grass Roots) (Carroll County)

Licensed Dispensaries

  • Wellness Institute of Maryland

June 14, 2017

Patient & Public Education Matters

It's easy to roll your eyes at a friend or family member who recites a “fact” about cannabis use that sounds eerily similar to a quote from Reefer Madness. Now, more than ever, cannabis entrepreneurs and enthusiasts must make a conscious effort to educate the public about cannabis use and users.

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April 25, 2017

Maryland Patient Registry Now Open!

After months of delays and anticipation, open patient and caregiver enrollment officially began on Monday, April 24 for The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission! The registration processes and requirements differ for adult and minor patients, but both are to be completed online. Requirements and more information on how to register can be found here

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March 20, 2017

Summer Internship Program

The east coast’s premier cannabis branding and graphic design agency Brand Joint (and its sister company, Peppermill Projects) is looking for an aspiring Graphic Designer to join our team for a summer internship!

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March 8, 2017

New Hire: Shelby Reister

We are extremely excited to announce the newest Graphic Designer at Brand Joint, Shelby Reister! Shelby is an Alabama transplant new to Annapolis. She recently graduated from Auburn University's nationally ranked School of Industrial & Graphic Design. Shelby will work alongside our Creative Director and Brand Joint and Peppermill Projects to design logos, packaging, websites and assist in brand development for dispensaries and cannabis-centric products and businesses. 

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January 11, 2017

Junior Graphic Designer Job Opening!

The East Coast's premier cannabis branding and graphic design agency, Brand Joint is hiring! We’re looking for a Graphic Designer to join Brand Joint and our sister company, Peppermill Projects. We’re searching for an intelligent, creative, typography nerd who wants to grow with us, do amazing design for the cannabis industry and share our love of Netflix Originals and Friday happy hours. 

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December 14, 2016

Maryland Dispensaries Announced

On December 9th, The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) made the much anticipated announcement of the 92 Dispensaries that were awarded Stage One license pre-approvals. Combined with all 10 Grower pre-awardees who were also awarded a dispensary pre-approval, there are now 102 Dispensaries slated to open in the state of Maryland.

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September 21, 2016

Press Release: Brand Joint Expands

Annapolis, MD (September 20, 2016) — Brand Joint, an Annapolis-based branding agency designing exclusively for the cannabis industry, has partnered with Kim Mohr and Erin Olexia of Dream House Studios to provide interior design services for Maryland and East Coast dispensaries. 

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