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Edwards Anticipates Continued Effort to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis in Maryland

May 19th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

State Senator George Edwards told area business leaders that despite a surge in cannabis legalization efforts across the country, Maryland once again failed to pass adult-use cannabis reforms through the legislative process this year. The two bills in Maryland’s House that would have legalized adult-use cannabis both failed to reach the floor for votes- stalling in committee. The failed effort comes as somewhat of a surprise as most who follow the issue saw Maryland as the state most likely to adopt marijuana legislation- and the most recent Goucher College Poll found two-thirds of Marylanders support legalization efforts. Edwards anticipates another push next year…