Maryland’s First Cannabis Lounge Helps Users Smoke The Stigma Away

By Imani Spence, The Baltimore Banner on March 8, 2023

“This saved me from alcohol.”

Kristin Cousins, who hasn’t taken a drink for eight years, is holding up a joint as she celebrates the opening of Ceylon House, Maryland’s first cannabis lounge. As a therapist who recently received her Masters of Science in medical cannabis science and therapeutics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Cousins uses marijuana to treat her own patients.

Medical cannabis patients can now join her in partaking at Ceylon House, which opened in Burtonsville on Saturday. For a $25 two-hour visit, the lounge, which functions similar to a bar, allows people to smoke or consume cannabis inside and chat about their experiences, sharing what works for them or discussing new ways to use cannabis as medication.

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