Maryland gubernatorial candidate’s financial connections pose conflict problems

Capital News Service reviewed the ethics filings and financial disclosures of the leading Democratic candidates for governor and found that while some have holdings in individual companies, none of them has a portfolio matching Wes Moore’s for size and range, and few invest in individual companies.

Inside Maryland’s marijuana industry, beginning at the root

With Maryland voters poised to decide in November on whether recreational cannabis will be legal in the state, Capital News Service is taking a look at the state’s already legal medical cannabis market.

Maryland’s marijuana market turns over a new leaf –OLD VERSION

Annapolis – With Maryland voters poised to decide in November on whether recreational cannabis will be legal in the state, Capital News Service is taking a look at the state’s already legal cannabis market, medical marijuana. Gold Leaf in Annapolis…

Maryland voters’ ability to determine legal recreational marijuana hangs on Hogan’s pen

ANNAPOLIS – Only Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature Friday stood between Maryland voters and their ability to decide in a November referendum whether recreational cannabis should be legal in Maryland, after the Senate passed a bill giving them that opportunity…

Senate considering how to make legal cannabis profitable

ANNAPOLIS – With the House of Delegates having passed proposals to legalize recreational marijuana, the Senate has taken up the issue with a decidedly different focus. While bills in the Senate are also aimed at making recreational use legal, they…

A new Maryland bill would allow voters to decide on legal marijuana

The Maryland House of Delegates approved two bills Friday to adjust the states’ marijuana laws – one that would put the ball in voters’ hands by giving them an opportunity to legalize marijuana use and the other by allowing those convicted of possessing the drug to request their records be erased.

DC council making moves to legalize selling marijuana

Washington, D.C. Council members move forward with legislation that would tax and regulate cannabis and reinvest 50% of revenue back into communities heavily targeted by the drug war.

As Congress debates legalizing marijuana, youth use is up

Roughly 44% of college students consumed marijuana in 2020, according to a July survey by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research and sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health.

A bill set to legalize marijuana in Maryland aims to give back to the community

Delegate Jazz Lewis’s House Bill 32 would legalize and regulate the recreational use of Marijuana in Maryland. Sixty-three percent of the tax revenue would go toward HBCU’s and communities affected by poverty and racism.

Medical cannabis is a high priority in Md. legislature

Creating and selling edible medical cannabis products; allowing inmates to receive medical cannabis treatment; and prohibiting employers from asking about marijuana use could become law in Maryland under bills being pushed in this year’s General Assembly.