Opponents of capital punishment marked a milestone Thursday as Maryland became the first state south of the Mason-Dixon line to abolish the death penalty in nearly 50 years, joining only West Virginia.
Maryland will become the 19th state to approve a medical marijuana program, but it’s unclear when one will be up and running.
The Maryland General Assembly on Monday approved allowing medical marijuana programs at research centers that choose to participate.
Medical marijuana and a measure addressing legal responsibilities related to dog bites are some of the remaining issues before Maryland lawmakers on the last day of the legislative session.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says he believes a medical marijuana measure passed by the House of Delegates will move favorably in the Senate.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to allow medical marijuana in the state.
A measure to allow medical marijuana in Maryland has moved forward in the House of Delegates.
Teens are still getting high on marijuana, but a group of economists say that medical marijuana is not to blame for the seven-year uptick in pot usage amongst teens.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said she is concerned that the Obama administration’s crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries is hurting patients with a legitimate need for the drug.
Six applicants are a step closer to becoming official medical marijuana cultivation centers in the District after receiving a notice from the D.C. Department of Health on Friday.