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Lt Governor Rutherford. Rutherford views marijuana as a gateway drug

December 27th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Maryland voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum in November directing state lawmakers to establish rules and regulations governing the production and sale of cannabis to adults. While legalizing recreational marijuana received 67% percent of the vote and carried broad bipartisan support in the state- concerns linger for some- including outgoing Lt Governor Boyd Rutherford. Rutherford, a Republican, has headed the state’s Opioid and Heroin Emergency Task Force since 2015, views marijuana as a gateway drug…