Action to legalize the use of marijuana for any use, including medicinal, subject to restrictions on production and distribution. (2012)
- Legalization of marijuana for any use, including medicinal use, subject to restrictions on production and distribution.
- No agreement was reached as to the legalization of other non-prescription illegal drugs classified as controlled substances such as heroin or cocaine for medicinal or any use.
Background: The study of Drug and Controlled Substances Abuse, Policies and Laws in Maryland was adopted at the 2009 LWVMD Convention and readopted at the LWVMD 2011 Convention. The study was undertaken to afford LWVMD positions that could be used to address proposed legislation on drug abuse and controlled substances, especially marijuana.