Maryland Cannabis Overview

William Askinazi gives an overview to MJ Freeway about the Maryland marijuana market. Mr. Askinazi provides a brief political and demographic overview of the state, and will discuss the regulatory scheme currently in place. See sample business applications, hear market pros and cons, and predictions for Maryland’s marijuana market.



WILLIAM F. ASKINAZI (J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, (1983); MBA; (Maryland, DC, CT, US Supreme Ct. Bars) has a 30-year professional career in trial practice, government service, international business, Global 200 companies, and state and local politics. He has secured multiple million dollar verdicts or settlements for catastrophic injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice and business injury.

As a certified mediator, Mr. Askinazi facilitates dispute resolutions. He also is involved in domestic and international deal-making and uses his business networks and relationships to raise money and attract intellectual talent to solve strategic partner challenges. He advises growing companies on risk avoidance strategies and finds them capital and partners. Mr. Askinazi has won four significant wrongful death settlements in the last five years and served as team counsel for the landmark consumer protection case of Lloyd v. General Motors, et al. He was a recipient of the President’s Merit Award for 2006. Bills law practice emphasizes litigation, tort and contracts, serious personal and business injury, government relations and all aspects of business growth from financing to partnering.


Why Choose Cannabis Law & Business?

Simply choose 32 years of experience.  Mr. Askinazi is a Gerogetown law graduate, has an MBA, has been a Global 1000 legal officer, has advised Fortune 500 companies, and is most familiar with Maryland’s regulatory process. He has been an Assistant Secretary of Business & Economic Development for Maryland and a business owner. He has a team of doctors, pharmacologists, proposal writers and security experts to customize your plan in this new Maryland industry.  Most importantly Mr. Askinazi’s son almost died from a digestive disease and cannabis saved his life.  There are 5.1 million people in Maryland and there will be only 15 growers and a maximum of 84 dispensaries. If you are intent on participating in this care-giver business start now.

William Askinazi, Esq., MBA – Principal
Askinazi Law & Business, LLC

(240) 274-0691
9 Siasconset Lane
Inlet Beach, FL 32461

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DISCLAIMER: Medical marijuana is legal in Maryland. It is illegal generally under federal law. There are risks and no warranties in the cannabis industry.

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