Maryland patients still waiting on medical marijuana

Dispensaries are anticipated to open by next summer, but legal fights with the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission over licenses to grow the plant has many concerned that access will keep patients waiting longer.

Medical Marijuana Supporters Look for Change from Congress

The Senate passage of legislation allowing VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana use to their patients is a step in the right direction but medical marijuana supporters want to see a change in federal regulation.

O’Malley Gets Firsthand Look at Legal Marijuana in Colorado

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley isn’t yet ready to endorse federal legislation legalizing recreational use of pot.

Candidate Mizeur Proposes to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

Gubernatorial Democratic candidates open to marijuana debate.

Maryland Lobbyists, Politicians to Renew Push for Marijuana Policy Reform

Riding the wave of national attention and discourse, Maryland lobbyists and some lawmakers will ramp up efforts to pass marijuana decriminalization legislation.

Could Increasing the Cost of Cheap Cigars Reduce Teenage Marijuana Use?

Supporters of tax increases on cheap cigars say higher prices will be a disincentive for teenage tobacco use. What’s not clear is whether the increases will also dissuade kids from smoking blunts — hollowed out cigars filled with marijuana.