Catherine Short speaks with Gene M. Ransom, III, CEO of the largest and oldest physician organization in Maryland, MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society. As MedChi’s chief executive, Ransom spearheads MedChi’s mission as an advocate for physicians, patients, and the public health of Maryland. Today, we will be discussing “Medical Cannabis – How it’s Working in Maryland & Nationally.” We will be examining the use of Medical Cannabis in Maryland, review the legal framework regarding its use, and discuss the practical aspects of the dispensing of medical cannabis from the healthcare provider’s perspective, including the unique role of the recommender.