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Most Big Issues Resolved For Md. Legislature

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.

04/07/2013

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Md. Senate Considers Medical Marijuana Bill

A bill legalizing medical marijuana goes before Senate lawmakers Thursday in Annapolis.

03/28/2013

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Miller Predicts Support For Medical Marijuana

Maryland’s Senate president says he believes a medical marijuana measure passed by the House of Delegates will move favorably in the Senate.

03/26/2013

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Md. House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

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.

03/25/2013

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Medical Marijuana Bill Advances In Md. House

A measure to allow medical marijuana in Maryland moved forward in the House of Delegates on Saturday.

03/23/2013

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Senate OKs Fine For Small Amounts Of Marijuana

The Maryland Senate has voted to eliminate potential jail time for people who possess less than 10 grams of marijuana.

03/19/2013

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Senate Approves Bill That Allows Caregivers To Possess Medical 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.

03/14/2013

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Some Say Medical Marijuana Bills Are Smokescreens For Full Legalization

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.

03/08/2013

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Supporters Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana In Md. Will Help Save Lives

A good kid—an Eagle Scout—buys marijuana on the street. What would make him do that?

04/30/2012

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Md. Lawmakers Consider Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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.

03/19/2012

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Md. House Debates Legalizing Medical Marijuana; Governor Likely To Veto Bill

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.

03/09/2012

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General Assembly Workgroup Split Over Administering Medical Marijuana In Md.

The debate over medical marijuana in Maryland takes a new twist.

12/09/2011

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