MD HB749 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-02-08 - Hearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m. (Judiciary)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is a certain qualifying patient; defining the term "qualifying patient" to mean a person who is authorized under certain provisions of law to use medical cannabis; establishing the intent of the General Assembly that medical cannabis should be treated as legal for certain purposes and the State should not penalize a qualifying patient for using the drug legally; etc.

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Firearms - Right to Purchase, Own, Possess, and Carry - Medical Cannabis (Patients' Rights Act)



2019-02-08HouseHearing 2/25 at 10:00 a.m. (Judiciary)
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary and Health and Government Operations


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