January 21, 2014 – Segment 2
We discuss the legalization of marijuana in Maryland. We begin with Bryan Sears, Government Reporter for The Daily Record and the Eye on Annapolis blog. Bryan gives us his insight on the politics of marijuana this session.
Our first panel of guests features members of the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland: Retired Major Neill Franklin, Executive Director of LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) and a 33-year police veteran; Rachelle Yeung, Legislative Analyst for the Marijuana Policy Project; and Sara Love, Public Policy Director of the ACLU of Maryland.
Then, we move to a political debate with panelists who hold opposing views on legalizing marijuana, including: Retired Major Neill Franklin, Executive Director of LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) and a 33-year police veteran; Delegate Sam Arora, Democrat, District 19, Montgomery County; Delegate Dr. Dan Morhaim, Democrat, District 11, Baltimore County; and Delegate Cathy Vitale, Republican, District 33A, Anne Arundel County.