2013 Regular Session



Maryland Medical Marijuana Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Glenn


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Authorizing the medical use of marijuana under specified circumstances; repealing criminal provisions that allow the imposition of a fine or the use of an affirmative defense for use or possession of marijuana or use or possession of drug paraphernalia related to marijuana under specified circumstances; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations on or before September 1, 2013; authorizing the Department to vary application and renewal fees along a sliding scale; requiring a specified annual report; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Glenn, Anderson, Carter, Oaks, and B. Robinson
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0015 Session: 2012 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2013
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Custody
Circuit Courts
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Criminal Background Investigations
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Electronic Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Interstate Affairs
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Nonprofit Organizations
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Private Schools
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Search and Seizure
Security Alarms
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Zoning and Planning
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(5-601, 5-619)
Article - Health - General
(25-101 through 25-703)

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October 24, 2017 1:01 P.M.