Minorities in the state of Maryland are at a disadvantage in the state’s medical cannabis licensing process, according to the report of a state consultant hired to review a 2017 disparity study after controversy arose over the fact that no minority-owned businesses were awarded a medical cannabis license.
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Despite claims of discrimination, Maryland lawmakers have rejected calls to hold a special session on medical marijuana.
On April 12, 2017, members of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus called on Gov. Larry Hogan to recall the General Assembly for a one-day legislative session aimed at passing House Bill 1443, a measure meant to help diversify the state’s medical marijuana industry.
A Maryland company is taking legal action against the state’s cannabis commission, claiming they were robbed of their right to become one of the state’s first licensed medical marijuana companies.