Marijuana Panel Surprised by Federal Lawsuit Against Maryland Dispensary Owner

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The commission regulating medical marijuana in Maryland was unaware that it awarded a dispensary license in Annapolis to a man under federal investigation for workplace discrimination for at least three years.

Advanced Alternative Therapies owner David Podrog, former owner of Maritime Car Wash near Annapolis, did not disclose on his initial application to the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission that he was under investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as early as 2014.

Mary-jo Mather, director of administration for the commission, said that following a story Tuesday by The Capital, Podrog’s application will be reviewed in light of the EEOC lawsuit filed.

She said all “pre-approved” applicants must still submit “supplemental applications” by Dec. 8. She said at that point, Podrog would have to divulge the investigation. [Read More at the Capital Gazette]

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