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Poll Reflects Maryland Voters’ Approval of Legalized Medical Marijuana

January 12th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Maryland medical marijuana could finally become a reality this year, one of the states slowest to make the drug available for purchase after legalizing sales. In 2016, regulators awarded long-awaited licenses to grow, process and sell cannabis while grappling with fallout from those shut out of the potentially lucrative industry. Now selected businesses are racing to set up facilities and pass final inspections so the first seeds can be planted and flowers can hit the shelves by the end of 2017, four years after lawmakers legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes. Meanwhile a new Gonzales Research poll shows an overwhelming number of  Maryland voters approve of the legislature’s decision of a few years ago to legalize medical marijuana. Patrick Gonzales said that even though medical marijuana is already on the books in Maryland, the purpose of the poll question was to see if voters agreed with the position taken by most lawmakers…


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