Maryland legalized recreational marijuana. Here’s what you should know.

Adults 21 and older in Maryland will be allowed to possess, smoke and grow marijuana, according to an Associated Press projection. But there’s some fine print on how much is allowed and when Marylanders can legally smoke. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

Maryland voted to legalize recreational marijuana use Tuesday night, adding it to a growing wave of states and territories that have done so since 2012.

Under the initiative, listed as Question 4 on the ballot, adults 21 and older will be allowed to possess, smoke and grow marijuana. But there’s some fine print to be aware of regarding how much is allowed and when Marylanders can legally smoke.

Here’s what you need to know about recreational marijuana legalization in Maryland.

2022 Maryland Gubernatorial Election: What to know

Races to watch: Wes Moore is projected to become Maryland’s first Black governor. In other historic races, Anthony G. Brown declares victory as Maryland’s first Black attorney, and Aruna Miller will be the state’s first immigrant and first woman of color to serve as lieutenant governor.

Key issues: Maryland’s vote to legalize recreational marijuana is among key issues that residents care about. Here’s what to know about Maryland’s recreational marijuana law.

What’s at stake: Why are midterm elections important? Democrats could dominate all branches of government if they prevail in November, and Republicans hope to keep a seat at the table.

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