Haether Mizeur made big news last month for endorsing marijuana legalization and putting forward a plan to tax and regulate it like alcohol.
|By: Jon Walker Friday December 13, 2013 11:40 am|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 19, 2013 10:54 am|
Faced with a crowded Democratic primary for governor in Maryland, Heather R. Mizeur has decided to endorse marijuana legalization, which should help create a real contrast with her opponents.
|By: Jon Walker Monday November 11, 2013 7:40 am|
There is now a second poll confirming that a majority of people in Maryland want marijuana to be fully legalized. A new Goucher Poll found that 51 percent adults in Maryland think marijuana should be made legal in their state while only 40 percent support continuing the prohibition.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 4, 2013 1:17 pm|
The people of Maryland are ready to legalize marijuana even if their political leaders haven’t come around yet.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday May 2, 2013 12:00 pm|
With a stroke of his pen Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D) made his state the latest to adopt medical marijuana. One of the several bills O’Malley signed into law this morning was HB 1101, Medical Marijuana – Academic Medical Centers – Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission. The law takes effect October 1st.
This makes Maryland the 19th state to technically adopt a medical marijuana law.
|By: Jon Walker Monday April 8, 2013 3:00 pm|
During the last day of the legislative session the Maryland Senate overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill. It passed in a vote of 42 yes to 4 no. The bill, HB 1101, had previously cleared the House of Delegates last month. It now goes to the desk of Gov. Martin O’Malley (D).
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday March 19, 2013 1:05 pm|
The Maryland Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill that would reduce the penalties for marijuana possession. In a 30-16 vote, the Senate adopted SB 297, which would reduce the penalties for use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana.
|By: emmawa Monday March 18, 2013 2:00 pm|
Satirist Stephen Colbert called the death penalty “as American as killing someone with an apple pie,” but jokes like that might not work much longer.
America’s death penalty appears to be crumbling.
|By: David Swanson Sunday March 10, 2013 12:30 pm|
What’s the world’s biggest war profiteer to do if it already owns the federal government but is having trouble kicking around the local government of Montgomery County, Maryland, where it’s headquartered? Why, hire the state of Maryland to step in, of course.
|By: Pam Spaulding Tuesday January 1, 2013 7:28 am|
And, as we’ve seen time and again when marriage equality blooms, the world survives, heterosexual marriages continue (and don’t fall apart any faster than they would have otherwise), procreation and family-building continues.