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Maryland could step up cannabis enforcement once recreational market begins

January 24, 2023

Maryland could see a massive increase in the enforcement of laws fighting black market cannabis under a new regulatory body once recreational cannabis kicks off in the summer. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission and the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission will combine into a single organization by July 1 as part of the referendum legalizing recreational cannabis. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission currently lacks any power to prosecute youth possession or illicit cannabis sales sincethey do not employ any law enforcement officers, MMCC Executive Director Will Tilburg said.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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