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Conference Set to Discuss Legalization and Taxation of Marijuana in Md.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – State lawmakers and leaders of state and national organizations will hold a conference Thursday morning to discuss legalizing and taxing marijuana in Maryland.

Lawmakers and leaders of organizations will try to form a broad coalition in support of making marijuana legal, according to the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland.

The Coalition says 53% of Maryland voters support regulating and taxing marijuana like alcohol, while 38% of voters oppose it.  

Among those scheduled to participate in the conference are Del. Curt Anderson, Del. Sheila Hixson,  Sen. Jamie Raskin, and the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland.

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