Beginning July 1, 2023, a new Maryland State law allows people age 21 and older to purchase cannabis products legally from a licensed dispensary. Previously, cannabis was legal for medical use only.
Many substances can impair driving, including, cannabis. Despite the adult-use legalization in Maryland beginning July 1, 2023, it is imperative to remember that alcohol and drugs cause slower reaction times, reduced hand-eye coordination, and a decline in overall driving performance. If you choose to consume, choose to Be the MAKE A PLAN Driver and plan a sober ride home.
Consequences Of Driving Impaired
Driving under the influence is 100% preventable. With the ease of access to rideshares, in addition to other public transportation options, there is no excuse to drive impaired.
Impaired Driving Resources
Check out the Highway Safety Office's digital resources for impaired driving prevention.
Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization FAQ
The Maryland Cannabis Administration provides a comprehensive FAQ web page regarding Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization.