Third lawsuit filed against Maryland medical marijuana licensing

A third Maryland applicant for a medical cannabis business license has filed suit against the state¬†and is claiming the commission that awarded MMJ business permits didn’t follow its own rules.

The suit could further delay the rollout of the state’s MMJ program, which has already been pushed back by nearly a year.

The new lawsuit, filed Monday in Baltimore City Circuit Court by Alternative Medicine Maryland, is asking a judge to stall the program “until the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission takes action to ensure racial and ethnic diversity among licensed growers,” the Washington Post reported.

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