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.

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.

Annapolis Roundup: Medical cannabis, other bills advance

Maryland legislation that expands the state’s medical cannabis industry to include more minority ownership on Thursday passed in the House of Delegates — where it had failed in the waning minutes of the session last year.

Bill expanding medical cannabis licenses amended

A bill that would expand Maryland’s medical cannabis industry to include more minority ownership, after more than a month in legislative limbo, is moving again in the General Assembly, with amendments.

Preparation continues for the start of medical cannabis sales in Maryland

It’s been years in the making but cultivators and dispensaries for medical marijuana are now in the final stages of preparing for the start business later this year.

Maryland Black Caucus agenda tallies some wins, some losses

Members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland gather for a presentation of their priority agenda items on, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in Annapolis, Md. The caucus prioritized issues including medical cannabis, and the suspension of pre-kindergarten students. (Hannah Klarner/Capital News Service)