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Md. Lawmakers Opt Not to Hold Special Summertime Session to Discuss Medical Cannabis Reform

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A dispensary in Denver, photo via O’Dea/Wikimedia Commons

Maryland legislators won’t be interrupting their summers to discuss medical marijuana in Annapolis.

Top Stories: Hot House in Idlewylde, Mystery Shrouds Roland Park Murder Investigation, a Q&A with Live Baltimore’s New Director

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Cynthia McIntyre’s Hot House column grabbed the most eyes this week on Baltimore Fishbowl, featuring a 1,600-square-foot bungalow for sale in Idlewylde for $279,000. With an open floor plan, a finished basement and some crucial upgrades, readers were eager to take a look at the viable dwelling in the county.

Cynthia noted the home has an “elusive combination” of affordability, a safe neighborhood and high-quality schools nearby. As she put it, “these are the big three factors driving first time home buyers as millennials begin, after a slight delay, to enter the real estate market in droves.”

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Wyman Park Dwellers Share Concerns About Planned Medical Marijuana Dispensary on Keswick Road

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The site for the planned dispensary at 3317 Keswick Road.

Wyman Park and Hampden residents aren’t opposed to the idea of medical marijuana dispensaries coming to Baltimore. They just want to know, why does it have to be in their neighborhood?

State’s Top Court Reopens Briefly Halted Marijuana-Grower Licensing Process

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Marijuana-grower licensing can resume in Maryland after a two-week delay.

Baltimore Judge Puts Brakes on Licensing of Marijuana Growers in Maryland

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Laurie Avocado CC BY 2.0

A Baltimore judge yesterday stopped the state from continuing to grant full licenses to cannabis growers, siding with an African-American-owned company that’s alleging discrimination by Maryland’s cannabis commission.

Company Denied Weed-Growing Permit in Maryland Sues to Block State from Granting 15 Licenses

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An Annapolis-based medical marijuana company has asked a judge to stop Maryland’s cannabis commission from issuing final licenses to pre-approved growers, which would be the next step in getting Maryland’s slow-rolling medical cannabis program up and running.

Black Lawmakers Ask to Revisit Marijuana Bill in Special Session in Annapolis

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A day after the 2017 General Assembly session ended, some of the state’s top black lawmakers are calling for one more session to revisit a bill that would expand the number of licenses for legally growing marijuana in Maryland.

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