“Legalization of Marijuana in Maryland”
The Maryland state chapter of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) educates the public and grows the movement toward marijuana legalization in the state of Maryland. They provide education and resources to empower the citizens of Maryland to work with the General Assembly to ensure proper cannabis legalization for adults. Maryland NORML is a member of the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland.
John Mello is a director with the Maryland chapter of the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws (NORML). Maryland NORML is working with a coalition of cannabis advocates to legalize cannabis in Maryland. John served as deputy director of Housing and Building Energy Programs at the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. His term at the state was preceded by nine years with the non profit Civic Works as founder and director of the Baltimore Center for Green Careers (BCGC). John has served in the Greater Baltimore Grassroots Criminal Justice Network, Baltimore’s Green and Healthy Homes Learning Network, among others. He is also the owner of ‘Headspace Baltimore’ – a glassware boutique on N. Charles St. in Station North.