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State Speaker Announces Support to Legalize Marijuana

September 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland’s House speaker over the summer announced her support for a referendum to legalize marijuana on next year’s ballot. House Speaker Adrienne Jones, a Baltimore County Democrat, also announced a panel to study how to implement a recreational marijuana program in Maryland, if voters approve. Eighteen states, including neighboring Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia have legalized recreational use and 37 allow for some sort of medical marijuana, including Maryland.  Pollster Mileah Kromer with Goucher College says if the issue does go before voters- she would anticipate overwhelming support…