Tag: medical marijuana

City Lawmakers, Administrators to Discuss Baltimore’s Medical Pot Businesses at Hearing Today

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With 11 dispensaries set to arrive soon in the city limits, lawmakers thought it’d be worthwhile to let people know how they were picked, what neighborhood zoning codes allow and other details about how the state’s medical cannabis program is materializing in Baltimore.

Gov. Hogan Shakes Up State Cannabis Commission, Appoints Nine New Members

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Maryland’s newest cannabis commissioners include a pharmacist, a toxicologist, two physicians, the sheriff of Harford County and the state’s attorney for Frederick County, among others.

More Than 4,300 Marylanders Now Approved to Receive Medical Marijuana

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It’s taken more than three years, but as of today, thousands of Maryland residents are signed up to receive medical-grade cannabis to treat a range of conditions.

Hogan Orders Study of Minority Participation in Maryland’s Medical Weed Industry

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After the General Assembly opted this session not to pass black lawmakers’ proposed mandates for more minority representation in Maryland’s medical cannabis industry, Gov. Larry Hogan today advanced their effort, directing his administration to conduct a “disparity study” of the regulated sector.

A 2017 Legislative Obituary: Cannabis Licensing Expansion, Internet Privacy, Immigrant Sanctuary Policy, Polystyrene Ban

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The Maryland General Assembly enjoyed a productive 2017 session, with lawmakers from both parties working across the aisle and with Gov. Larry Hogan to craft new laws shaping Maryland’s environmental, school funding and even cownose ray-hunting policies. However, there were some notable fallen soldiers.

Lawmakers Decide Del. Dan Morhaim Deserves a Reprimand for Working for Cannabis Company

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A General Assembly ethics panel has recommended Del. Dan Morhaim of Baltimore County receive an official reprimand for working for a planned pot business while also helping design the framework for the state’s medical marijuana program.

Former State’s Attorney Bernstein Reportedly Hired to Help with Del. Morhaim’s Medical Pot Ethics Probe

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Marilyn Mosby’s predecessor in the State’s Attorney’s Office of Baltimore City has been tapped to assist with an ethics review of a Baltimore County delegate’s involvement in a medical marijuana business, according to media outlets.