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Pot Patients’ Federal Cease-Fire Extended

Medical marijuana patients, caregivers and their providers can breath a little easier until election day. On Friday, Congress extended its cease-fire on medical marijuana, as part of a broader budget extension until after the Nov. 8 election, reports indicate. The so-called Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment was in danger of sunsetting Friday, if lawmakers failed to agree on…

Could Maryland pause the medical marijuana program until racial issues are resolved?

The president of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus said Thursday that the group is committed to introducing emergency legislation to pause the state’s medical marijuana program until questions surrounding racial disparities in the awarding of growing licenses are resolved. “This is an urgent issue,” said Del. Cheryl Glenn, D-Baltimore, who is president of the group.…