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General Assembly passes bill expanding state’s medical cannabis industry with 20 new licenses

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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.

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.

Maryland Issues its First-Ever Cannabis-Growing License to Anne Arundel Co. Company

Medical marijuana growing in Colorado

It’s official: At least one company finally has the state’s full approval to grow some weed.

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


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.

Which Md. Lawmakers Admit to Smoking Pot and Which Won’t?



Image via hemp.org
Image via hemp.org

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.

The Washington Post gave a rundown of the variety of reactions the question has elicited from Maryland politicians. Here’s where they stand:

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)*