Welcome to Maryland NORML!

The Maryland state chapter of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws, strives to educate the public and grow the movement toward marijuana legalization in Maryland. We also seek to help build, support and organize NORML chapters throughout the state in order to effectively communicate with one another to work toward our common goal.

We wish to provide education and resources to empower the citizens of Maryland to work with the Maryland General Assembly to ensure proper decriminalization and medical marijuana laws get passed.

2015 is already shaping up to be a big year for marijuana in Maryland.  Seventeen bills regarding marijuana have been introduced.  During the last recent legislative session the General Assembly passed both a decriminalization bill as well as furthered the reach of an existing medical marijuana bill. Over the last year Maryland NORML has joined forces with organizations across our state & country as a member of the historic Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland.

Looking forward we have more obstacles to overcome before we can join the ranks of Colorado and Washington state in the land of legalization. But Maryland NORML with the help ordinary citizens like yourself look forward to working hard to bring forth that change.

This legislative session, be assured Maryland NORML is there to move this issue forward and make legal medical for all, and recreational use of cannabis by responsible adults.




WATCH our testimony from the Senate Judicial Proceedings Hearing at 1:00 PM on 3/4/15

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Support Senate Bill 531 and House Bill 911. Email your representatives now!

Help us get the word out and move toward full legalization in Maryland.
Funds help pay for Room rentals, lobbying efforts, guest speakers & meetings.

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Upcoming Events

  Maryland NORML March Meeting Schedule

Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM through March 29, 2015

   Maryland NORML Local Meetings in Baltimore, MD

We wanted to update all of you on our Maryland NORML local group meetings that may be in your area.  Some of these are coming up this weekend and over the month: Baltimore County & Baltimore City - Maryland NORML  Location:  Reisterstown Library, 21 Cockeys Mill Road, Reisterstown,...


  Anne Arundel Maryland NORML Meeting

Saturday, April 04, 2015 at 12:30 PM

   Anne Arundel Maryland NORML Meeting - Severna Park Library in Severna Park, MD

Anne Arundel, Maryland NORML will be holding its meeting in April at the Severna Park Community LibraryDate:   Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 12:30pmLocation:  45 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146MAP/DIRECTIONS


  Women's Voices on Marijuana Reform in Maryland Moved to May 29

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 06:00 PM

   The Federal House in Annapolis, MD

  Maryland NORML presents: "Women's Voices on Marijuana Reform in Maryland" You are cordially invited to attend a fundraiser event to benefit The Maryland Chapter of The National Organization for The Reform of Marijuana Laws, Maryland NORML Join us for a special evening that includes...


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Your Voice Heard

Maryland NORML acts as your advocate, bringing together all Maryland citizens who support common sense drug policy reform. Standing together we can truly be heard by our state representatives.

Educating The Public

Changing minds takes education. Drug policy reform makes sense and NORML is dedicated to enlightening the public and changing minds.

Building Bridges

Building brides across the partisan political divides is key to the success of drug policy reform. Those of any party are welcome at NORML.

Latest News

  Local News Recap of HB911 Hearing


Maryland NORML had front and center seats as it's Executive and Deputy Directors both testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday Feb 24th. Take a listen to the local news reports from CBS, ABC and FOX about the hearing.


  Tax & Regulate Legislation Plus Improvements to Decriminalization in 2015


Maryland is going to move forward again this year with tax & regulate legislation.  Members of the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland have been working hard with legislators.  We will be holding a Lobby Night on February 2, 2015 so that the people of Maryland can...


Support Ending Marijuana Prohibition!

NORML depends on our members for support in our efforts to eliminate marijuana prohibition and bring about common sense drug policy in the state of Maryland