The bill’s passage came two days before the end of the 2023 legislative session.
The bill prioritizes creating business opportunities for communities most impacted by cannabis criminalization.
Cannabis will soon be legal in Maryland, but there are still laws that discriminate against its users.
The 88-page bill includes measures to help communities that were most negatively impacted by the war on drugs.
Legislators in the 2023 General Assembly will pass regulatory legislation about licensing and taxing recreational cannabis.