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Maryland Governor NAACP President: Cannabis Pardons Boost Economy

Maryland Governor NAACP President: Cannabis Pardons Boost Economy

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 8, 2024 /

Maryland Governor and NAACP President Promote Mass Marijuana Pardon to Unlock Economic Potential July 2024 – Annapolis, MD – Maryland Governor Wes Moore and NAACP President Derrick Johnson are advocating…

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Maryland Revises Cannabis Tax Report Due to Clerical Error

Maryland Revises Cannabis Tax Report Due to Clerical Error

By Gene Mcklnley / July 8, 2024 /

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Corrects Clerical Error in Quarterly Cannabis Tax Report The Office of the Comptroller has issued an updated quarterly report on cannabis taxes after identifying a clerical error…

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Maryland Governor, NAACP President Advocate Cannabis Pardons

Maryland Governor, NAACP President Advocate Cannabis Pardons

By Phil Greenwood / July 5, 2024 /

Maryland Governor and NAACP President Promote Historic Mass Cannabis Pardon Maryland Governor Wes Moore and NAACP President Derrick Johnson are actively promoting the state’s historic mass marijuana pardon, emphasizing its…

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Maryland Hits $1.1 Billion in First Year of Legal Cannabis Sales

Maryland Hits $1.1 Billion in First Year of Legal Cannabis Sales

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 3, 2024 /

Maryland’s Adult-Use Cannabis Market Surpasses $1.1 Billion in Sales Since Maryland’s adult-use cannabis market launched in July of last year for sales, licensed retailers have sold more than $1.1 billion…

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Governor of Maryland Launches Cannabis Employment Program for Former Offenders

By Phil Greenwood / June 28, 2024 /

Less than two weeks after pardoning over 175,000 marijuana and paraphernalia convictions, Maryland Governor Wes Moore (D) has introduced the Cannabis Workforce Development Program. This innovative initiative, jointly administered by…

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Historic Move: Maryland to Pardon 2.5 Million Cannabis Convictions

By Becci Marti / June 24, 2024 /

Major Step in Criminal Justice Reform Maryland has made a significant move in criminal justice reform by announcing mass pardons for individuals convicted of marijuana-related offenses. Governor Wes Moore’s new…

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Critics Argue Maryland’s Cannabis Pardons Fall Short

By Mary Marty / June 19, 2024 /

On Monday, Maryland Governor Wes Moore announced a significant move in criminal justice reform: the pardoning of 175,000 individuals with low-level marijuana convictions. This initiative is one of the most…

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Maryland Announces Mass Pardon for Cannabis Convictions: Over 175,000 to Benefit

By Bayley Greenleaf / June 17, 2024 /

Maryland Governor Wes Moore is set to sign an executive order on Monday to issue more than 175,000 pardons for marijuana convictions. This unprecedented move will affect over 150,000 misdemeanor…

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Cannabis Workers Unionize in Denver, Las Vegas, and Maryland

By Bayley Greenleaf / May 31, 2024 /

Budtenders and shift leads at Ascend Cannabis in Aberdeen, Maryland, have voted to join Teamsters Local 570, marking the state’s first unionized marijuana retail workers. The organizing drive received strong…

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Governor of Maryland Approves Psychedelics Task Force Legislation for Equitable Access Study

By Mary Marty / May 17, 2024 /

The governor of Maryland has signed a pair of bills into law to establish a psychedelics task force that will study legal access to substances like psilocybin and DMT. About…

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