Maryland will award its first batch of medical marijuana licenses by the end of July. While winners won’t have to worry about federal raids when sales begin in 2017, dealing with the IRS will be another matter. “Interestingly, while the Drug Enforcement Administration has stepped aside on the enforcement of this still illegal substance in states where allowed, the IRS has not,” Smith School accounting lecturer Samuel
The 25th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference was held June 23-26, 2016, in beautiful Bergen, Norway, the gateway to the fjords of Norway and the birthplace for the world-renowned composer Edvard Grieg.
Britons spoke up about more than their country’s economic independence when they voted on June 23 to exit the European Union. The referendum also fed a larger debate, playing out in Europe and the United States, about the merits of globalism. Many people, concerned about trade and immigration policy, link globalism to the loss of national identity, security and prosperity. Smith School professor Kislaya Prasad
The American Marketing Association (AMA) has selected Michel Wedel, PepsiCo Professor of Consumer Science at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, for its Charles Coolidge Parlin Marketing Research Award.
Reports of Britain’s death are greatly exaggerated. Smith School finance professor Albert “Pete” Kyle says foreign investment might even increase following the United Kingdom’s vote to withdraw from the European Union. "It’s not clear a huge amount of economic dislocation will result," he says. Read more...