Welcome to Maryland NORML!

The Maryland state chapter of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws educates the public and grows the movement toward marijuana legalization in Maryland.

We provide education and resources to empower the citizens of Maryland to work with the General Assembly to ensure proper cannabis legalization for adults.


Current Cannabis Laws in Maryland as of October 1, 2014:

  • Decriminalization of up to 10 grams of marijuana

            - Civil citation – $100 (1st time), $250 (2nd), $500 and court 
              appearance (3rd)
            - No record, no jail time
            - Flower and concentrates are treated equally

  • Decriminalization of paraphernalia

            - Civil citation - $100

  • Decriminalization of public smoking

            - Civil citation - $500

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The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission expects medical marijuana dispensaries to be open by the end of 2017 and patients can now begin the registration process online. For more important information concerning the Maryland Medical Cannabis Program please go to - 






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Upcoming Events

  Maryland NORML Patient Registration Drive

Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 12:00 PM


Join Maryland NORML for the month of October as we launch an online Patient Registration Drive to encourage those Marylanders that feel they could benefit from medical marijuana to register with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission here - http://mmcc.maryland.gov/Pages/home.aspx  We'll be educating our fellow citizens (online and in person) on...


Latest News

  Expungement News!


As of October 1, 2017 there is a new law on the books that makes it possible for those with marijuana possession on their criminal record to have it removed! Maryland NORML suggests those that have been arrested and convicted...


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