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Congress Moves To Block D.C. Pot Decriminalization

The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation’s capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through an amendment to a major spending bill.

06/25/2014

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Pope Warns Legalizing Marijuana A Very Bad Idea; Mizeur Disagrees

Legalizing marijuana has been a hot topic. Maryland gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur is saying she’d like to make it legal in Maryland.

06/20/2014

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Synthetic Pot Seized In Maryland Valued At $100K

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says authorities seized more than $100,000 worth of synthetic marijuana from three gas stations and the Thurmont home of the station owners.

05/21/2014

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Congressman: D.C. Pot Law Raises Federal-Local Questions

More than a third of U.S. states have some form of marijuana decriminalization, but only the District of Columbia’s pot policy is being singled out for a Congressional hearing.

05/09/2014

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Feds Crack Down On Synthetic Drugs In Massive Sting Operation

A massive nationwide federal raid cracks down on the makers and distributors of so-called synthetic drugs. Those busts spanned some 29 states, including Maryland.

05/08/2014

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Man Convicted Of Killing 4, Including 2 Toddlers, Over Drug Stash

A Texas man has been convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, after 60 pounds of marijuana went missing.

04/17/2014

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Law Enforcement Agencies Review New Marijuana Policies

Now that a new marijuana law is taking effect, law enforcement agencies are looking at how they’ll change their ways.

04/15/2014

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Jail Time Replaced With Fines: Gov. O’Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

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.

04/14/2014

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Prosecutors Confronting Marijuana Law’s Challenges

A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.

04/14/2014

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Gov. O’Malley To Sign Bill Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of Marijuana

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.

04/13/2014

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Sound Off: Decriminalization Of Marijuana A Step Toward Legalization?

Now that Maryland is decriminalizing marijuana, could legalization be far behind?

04/10/2014

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Maryland General Assembly Decriminalizes Marijuana, Approves Minimum Wage Increase

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.

04/07/2014

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