The Maryland General Assembly adjourned late Monday following a session of heavy lifting after most of the major bills already had been passed last week or even earlier, but a high-profile measure to address dog bite liability failed in the waning hours.
The Maryland General Assembly is sailing into the last day of this year’s legislative session on Monday under unusual circumstances: Bills tackling the budget, gun control, repealing the death penalty and other major issues already have been sent to Gov. Martin O’Malley for his signature.
A bill legalizing medical marijuana goes before Senate lawmakers Thursday in Annapolis.
Maryland’s Senate president says he believes a medical marijuana measure passed by the House of Delegates will move favorably in the Senate.
There’s progress for advocates of medical marijuana. The House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly to establish a system that allows medical centers to dispense marijuana for those who suffer from qualifying illnesses.
A measure to allow medical marijuana in Maryland moved forward in the House of Delegates on Saturday.
The Maryland Senate has voted to eliminate potential jail time for people who possess less than 10 grams of marijuana.
Grass is getting greener in the Maryland General Assembly, as more lawmakers seem willing to vote in favor of changes to the existing law on marijuana.
Delegates are hoping three new bills aimed at legalizing medical marijuana will make it out of the committee to the House floor. But it’s coming with some opposition.
A good kid—an Eagle Scout—buys marijuana on the street. What would make him do that?
There’s a push to legalize medical marijuana here in Maryland. Monday night, patients flooded Annapolis, pleading with lawmakers to pass legislation in the state.
Advocates for medical marijuana are testifying in favor of measures in Maryland to allow it, but Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is opposed out of concern that state employees could face federal prosecution for implementing the proposals before lawmakers.