Maryland Marijuana Legalization Bills to be Introudced Monday

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ANNAPOLIS, MD Lawmakers in the Maryland House of Delegates are expected to introduce a combination of bills Monday that would legalize marijuanafor adults.

Two bills are expected to be introduced in each chamber. One proposal would make marijuana legal for adults 21 and older and regulate its production and sale similarly to alcohol, according to the Washington, DC based Marijuana Policy Project.

The other bill would enact taxes on non-medical marijuana sold in Maryland.

The bills are being sponsored in the Senate by Senators Richard S. Madaleno, Jr. the Vice Chair of the Senate Budget and Tax Committee and William C. Smith, JR, and in the House by Delegates Mary Washington and David Moon.

The four lawmakers will introduce the bills at a press conference Monday afternoon.

According to the Marijuana Policy Project, taxing recreational marijuana sales in Maryland could ...

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