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  • Scores of bills remain for Assembly's final day

    Scores of bills remain for Assembly's final day
    With most of the heavy lifting behind them, Maryland legislators will convene Monday for a final frenzy of lawmaking before the 2013 General Assembly session adjourns at midnight. Bills that could affect every dog owner and every driver who talks on a...
  • Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps

    Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps
    As the Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, advocates for legalizing the drug saw an opening move in a multiyear effort to make it completely legal. "I think the taboo has been lifted on talking about...
  • Medical marijuana bill headed to House floor

    Medical marijuana bill headed to House floor
    Legislation to allow academic centers to dispense medical marijuana is headed to the House of Delegates after two committees endorsed the proposal Wednesday. The bill would allow doctors and nurses to give the drug to cancer patients, those with...
  • Medical marijuana approved

    Medical marijuana approved
    Maryland is on its way to becoming the 19th state to have a medical marijuana program after the Maryland Senate passed the measure 42-4 today. The bill heads to Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is expected to sign it. The drug would be administered by...
  • Medical marijuana bill passes House

    Medical marijuana bill passes House
    Legislation to legalize medical marijuana passed the House of Delegates Monday, sending the measure to the Senate. The bill would allow marijuana to be distributed through academic research centers by doctors and nurses. Similar measures have failed...
  • General Assembly session ends in flurry of votes

    General Assembly session ends in flurry of votes
    Police could pull you over for talking on a hand-held phone while driving. Some patients could legally use marijuana. And veterans would get a new assist in getting jobs under legislation approved by the Maryland General Assembly on its final day. As...
  • O'Malley administration backs medical marijuana bill

    O'Malley administration backs medical marijuana bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration withdrew its opposition to legislation allowing doctors and nurses to dispense medical marijuana to patients through academic medical centers, raising prospects for passage this year. Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, the...
  • Due caution on medical marijuana

    Due caution on medical marijuana
    For years, patients in Maryland with intractable pain, chronic diseases or terminal diseases have lobbied lawmakers to legalize the medical use of marijuana to ease their symptoms. And for years the state has been torn between compassion and caution about...
  • Medical marijuana comes to Maryland — 10 years too late

    Medical marijuana comes to Maryland — 10 years too late
    It's the nice governor is dropping his opposition to the medical marijuana law now being considered by the legislature. It would have been an important first step if this were 2003 ("O'Malley administration backs medical marijuana bill," March 8)....
  • Marijuana decriminalization bill hits friction

    Marijuana decriminalization bill hits friction
    Legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana hit friction in a key committee Thursday afternoon. The proposal to give only a fine - and not jail time - to people caught with less than 10 grams of pot passed the Senate...
  • Medical marijuana is harmless, but prohibiting it is deadly

    Medical marijuana is harmless, but prohibiting it is deadly
    Regarding your editorial on the proposed legalization of medical marijuana in Maryland, it's true that anyone in California who wants a medical marijuana recommendation can get one ("Due caution," March 12). The recommendation allows consumers to purchase...
  • Legal protections passed for medical marijuana caregivers

    Legal protections passed for medical marijuana caregivers
    The General Assembly has passed a law that allows caregivers of patients who use medical marijuana to possess up to an ounce of pot without being convicted of a crime. "We are expressing our belief that people who are sick should be able to access the...