A Texas man has been convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, after 60 pounds of marijuana went missing.
Now that a new marijuana law is taking effect, law enforcement agencies are looking at how they’ll change their ways.
Maryland joins 17 other states in decriminalizing marijuana. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill Monday that replaces jail time with fines for possession of small amounts.
A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.
A busy day in Annapolis Monday. Governor Martin O’Malley will sign off on big changes to the state’s marijuana law, even though there’s still heated opposition.
Now that Maryland is decriminalizing marijuana, could legalization be far behind?
The Maryland General Assembly decriminalizes marijuana. A bill that takes jail time out of the equation for possession of small amounts of weed is headed to the governor’s desk. Meanwhile, the General Assembly has also given final approval to a minimum wage increase.
The House and Senate have reached a final agreement on plans to make medical marijuana more widely available.
Major changes to Maryland’s marijuana laws. This weekend, decriminalization passed the House of Delegates.
For supporters, it’s a legislative high. Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A member of Maryland’s Legislative Black Caucus is asking the House to fully decriminalize marijuana this year instead of just commissioning a study on the prospect.
Maryland’s legislature apparently won’t eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction.