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Legislators pass gun control, cannabis bills in last day; parties at odds in House’s final moments

April 11, 2023

The General Assembly wrapped up its session Monday with a marathon of lawmaking, passing hundreds of bills mostly with ease, though there were spurts of tension right at the midnight deadline, as well as earlier in the day, around proposed laws to control gun ownership and grapple with the impending legalization of recreational cannabis. Entering the final day, the Democratic supermajorities in Annapolis had already approved landmark bills on topics like abortion access and civil remedies for victims of child sexual abuse.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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