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  • Maryland ranked last in personal freedom

    Maryland ranked last in personal freedom
    Maryland has earned yet another dubious distinction: The lowest-ranked state for personal freedom in the country.   A recent study, "Freedom in the 50 states," from the market-oriented Mercatus Center at George Mason University faults Maryland's strict...
  • By the numbers: Done and left undone in 2011 legislative session

    State budget: The General Assembly approved a $14.6 state operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, closing a budget gap of about $1.5 billion. Part of a $34 billion spending plan that includes federal contributions and other pots of money,...
  • Who says medical marijuana is safe and effective?

    Who says medical marijuana is safe and effective?
    Since the legislature wants to play doctor, a little medical education is required before it can obtain and then defend a DEA license like I have. In their excellent opinion Friday ("Medical marijuana laws make a farce of medicine," March 7), Drs. Dinah...
  • Overwhelming evidence supports medical use of marijuana

    Overwhelming evidence supports medical use of marijuana
    I've read a pair of forceful screeds against medical marijuana in The Sun's editorial section lately ("Medical marijuana laws make a farce of medicine," March 7; "Who says marijuana is safe and effective?" March 13). Both make the rather uncontroversial...
  • O'Malley gets it wrong on medical marijuana

    O'Malley gets it wrong on medical marijuana
    On March 9, Gov. Martin O'Malleysaid he is likely to veto a medical marijuana law if the Maryland General Assembly passes one. His spokeswoman said he is concerned about a Feb. 9, 2012 letter from Charles Oberly, Delaware's U.S. attorney, to Gov. Jack...
  • Governor O'Malley should sign medical marijuana legislation

    Gov. Martin O'Malleyneeds to do the right thing and sign medical marijuana legislation if it makes it to his desk ("Patients urge OK of medical marijuana," March 10). While there have been studies showing that marijuana can shrink cancerous tumors,...
  • Md. panel on medical pot eyes academic centers to run program

    Md. panel on medical pot eyes academic centers to run program
    As proposals take shape for a medical marijuana program in Maryland, the state is considering an approach that would put academic centers such as the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland at the helm as a way of closely monitoring the...
  • Marijuana as medicine

    Marijuana as medicine
    A panel that met Wednesday to explore whether Maryland should modify its marijuana laws may have come up with the most practical proposal yet to allow the medical use of marijuana by people suffering from chronic pain or illness, while discouraging the...
  • Fighting AIDS with medical marijuana

    In response to the Reuters report that appeared in your newspaper about the global fight against HIV/AIDS, I'm writing to raise awareness of the usefulness of medical marijuana in AIDS treatment ("Obama raises U.S. goal on fighting AIDS," Dec. 1). While...
  • Two competing plans emerge for medical marijuana in Md.

    A state panel charged with making recommendations on medical marijuana presented two divergent plans Friday, failing to find consensus on an issue that will likely be debated during the coming legislative session. The 22-member group, headed by Dr....
  • On medical marijuana, Maryland should go slow

    On medical marijuana, Maryland should go slow
    With any new medical treatment, the primary consideration for doctors is the evidence — how effective is it, what are the side effects, what are the indications, what is the appropriate dose, and so on. That should go for lawmakers and regulators,...
  • Sun's position on medical marijuana is misguided and heartless

    The Sun's editorial on medical marijuana is misguided at best and heartless at worst ("Md. should go slow on medical marijuana," Jan. 3). It's clear that the reports of the medical marijuana work group were not reviewed carefully, and so the editorial...