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Maryland Delegate Tiffany Alston '02 in The Baltimore Sun on Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Monday, March 12, 2012   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
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Maryland Delegate Tiffany T. Alston (D-Prince George's), '02, was quoted in The Baltimore Sun on legalizing medial marijuana in Maryland. There is little chance that medical marijuana will become law in Maryland since a spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O'Malley told The Baltimore Sun that he would likely veto such a bill out of concern that state workers could face federal prosecution for facilitating drug use.

At a recent hearing, Tiffany Alston grilled Joshua M. Sharfstein (Gov. O'Malley's health secretary) on why the Governor feels threatened by federal law on marijuana.

"All of a sudden we want to get in line with what the federal government says?" she asked. "Can you offer us any enlightenment on that?"

Tiffany Alston

 Read more in The Baltimore Sun, "Patients urge approval of medical marijuana" 

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