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MDHB874PassAuthorizing a court to vacate a certain probation before judgment or judgment of conviction on the grounds that there is certain newly discovered evidence; establishing the requirements for a certain motion; requiring the State to notify a certain de...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 702
MDHB17PassAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 456
MDSB426PassProviding that growers, processors, and dispensaries licensed under certain provisions of law are subject to the Maryland Antitrust Act and the Maryland Sales Below Cost Act; repealing the provision prohibiting the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 501
MDHB1123PassAltering the name of the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to be the Hemp Research Pilot Program; establishing the Hemp Farming Program to promote hemp as an agricultural commodity in the State, the commercial sale of hemp products within and outside the...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 228
MDHB18EngrossAltering the definition of "certifying provider" to include physician assistants who have an active unrestricted license to practice, have an active delegation agreement with a physician who is a certifying provider, and are in good standing with the...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDSB676EngrossAuthorizing a court to vacate a certain probation before judgment or judgment of conviction under certain circumstances; establishing the requirements for a certain motion; requiring the State to notify a certain defendant of the filing of a certain ...
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2019-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB736IntroProhibiting former employees of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission and former commissioners of the Commission from being an owner or an employee of any business entity that holds a license under Title 13, Subtitle 33 of the Health - G...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB881EngrossAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1174IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB859EngrossRequiring that certain advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or medical cannabis-related services be supported by substantial clinical evidence or data and include information about side effects or risks associated with the ...
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2019-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB861EngrossRepealing the requirement that the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission register certain individuals as certifying providers; altering the definition of "written certification" to alter the information that is required to be included and to...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB418IntroProhibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1176EngrossProviding that employment by a business licensed as a certain cannabis dispensary, grower, or processor does not constitute involvement in the illegal distribution, production, cultivation, transportation, or sale of a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB854EngrossProviding that, under certain circumstances, a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to worker's compensation or benefits if a certain accidental personal injury, compensable hernia, or occupational disease was caused ...
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2019-03-19
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB857EngrossRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to allow certain dispensaries and dispensary agents to acquire, possess, transfer, transport, sell, distribute, or dispense edible cannabis products for use by a qualifying patient or careg...
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2019-03-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB860EngrossProhibiting certain persons from being subject to revocation of mandatory supervision, parole, or probation for the medical use of or possession of medical cannabis.
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2019-03-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB893EngrossEncouraging the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to approve provider applications for patients who have an opioid use disorder only if the patient has unsuccessfully tried all other traditional treatments or the patient will use the med...
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2019-03-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB794IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a certain employer from taking certain discriminatory actions against or otherwise penalizing a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver or,...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB350IntroProhibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB97EngrossProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2019-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB383IntroEstablishing the Law Enforcement Purchases Account within the Compassionate Use Fund; authorizing a law enforcement representative to obtain a certain amount of medical cannabis and medical cannabis concentrate from a licensed dispensary at no cost f...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB858EngrossAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-03-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB749IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1239IntroProhibiting an employer, except under certain circumstances, from discriminating against an individual because of the individual's receipt of a certain written certification for the use of medical cannabis or the individual's positive drug test under...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1424IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to publish on its website at least 30 days before soliciting certain applications a certain description of the process used by the Commission to approve or deny an application for a medical...
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2019-03-06
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDSB86IntroProviding that a certain provision of law may not be construed to authorize the possession of marijuana or cannabis on the grounds of a local correctional facility or while an offender is in a home detention program; authorizing the imposition of cer...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB855IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, in consultation with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, to adopt certain regulations relating to the treatment of certain inmates using medical cannabis at State an...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB967IntroProhibiting growers, processors, dispensaries, independent testing laboratories, and certain third-party vendors from placing or maintaining, or causing to be placed or maintained, advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or me...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1359IntroRepealing a provision of law encouraging the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to approve certifying provider applications for certain chronic or debilitating diseases or medical conditions.
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB656IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2019-02-14
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB632IntroAmending the Maryland Constitution to establish that, subject to certain exceptions, an individual in the State who is at least 21 years old may under State law use cannabis, possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis, cultivate up to six cannabis plants, and...
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2019-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1307IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, at least 90 days before the implementation of any law that reduces penalties for or legalizes the use of marijuana, to establish an information system, including the creation of a website and public servi...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1156IntroEstablishing the Medical Cannabis Business Development Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Fund; requiring the Department, subject to a certain limitation, to make grants...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1089IntroEstablishing the Maryland People's Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; requiring the State Treasurer to administer the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; providing for the investment of money in and expenditures from the Fund; requiring the C...
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2019-02-12
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDHB505IntroProviding that a certain provision of law may not be construed to authorize the possession of marijuana or cannabis on the grounds of a local correctional facility or while an offender is in a home detention program; authorizing the imposition of cer...
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2019-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB749IntroProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is a certain qualifying patient; defining the term "qualifying patient" to mean a person who is authorized under cer...
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2019-02-08
Hearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB875IntroProhibiting the Division of Pretrial Detention and Services and the Division of Parole and Probation from considering the submission of a urine sample that is positive for marijuana as a violation of pretrial release, parole, or probation under certa...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB863IntroProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment or an employee to disclose the applicant's or employee's use of marijuana or cannabis and from taking certain other action; providing that certain provisions of the Act do not p...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB862IntroProhibiting a landlord from denying a certain patient a lease solely on the basis of the possession of medical cannabis or the consumption of nonsmoked medical cannabis; prohibiting a landlord from denying a certain caregiver a lease solely on the ba...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB552IntroProhibiting former employees of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission and former commissioners of the Commission from being an owner or an employee of any business entity that holds a license under Title 13, Subtitle 33 of the Health - G...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB771IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB864IntroProhibiting a party to a contract from rescinding a contract between the party and a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver; prohibiting an employer from discriminating against a qualifyi...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB568IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year in carrying on a trade or business as a certain medical cannabis grower, processor, dispensary, or independent testing lab...
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2019-02-05
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDHB33IntroEncouraging the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to approve provider applications for patients who have an opioid use disorder.
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2019-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB9IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year in carrying on a trade or business as a certain medical cannabis grower, processor, dispensary, or independent testing lab...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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