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Commissioners weed through medical marijuana specifics

Although it's just a matter of time before medical marijuana will be available in Maryland to qualified patients, members of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners are mulling whether to amend Carroll's 2014 Master Plan to prohibit the growing, processing and dispensing of the drug. Current county zoning does allow for facilities involved in growing, processing and dispensing medical marijuana. But Commissioner Stephen Wantz, R-District 1, said he's "not sure we can do anything to prohibit them. The zoning is set up to allow that to happen, and that's huge." But that hasn't stopped some of the commissioners from contemplating amending the master plan...