Maryland’s medical marijuana pipeline is set for growth—and hopefully, more equitable racial representation–following the Senate’s passage of a bill Monday that would create 20 new growing or processing licenses and update the business-application process to account for race.
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.
It’s official: At least one company finally has the state’s full approval to grow some weed.
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.
Lately politicians have become very comfortable decrying our marijuana laws — finally. But ask them about their personal histories with pot, and the conversation gets a little more awkward.
Tried it once in college and then not “more than once every five years since then”:
+ Del. Curt Anderson (D-Baltimore)!
Tried once in her late thirties and immediately decided it “wasn’t her thing”:
+ Del. Heather R. Mizeur (D-Montgomery County)*