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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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Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Medical Marijuana

The House and Senate have reached a final agreement on plans to make medical marijuana more widely available.

04/07/2014

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Public Debate Continues Over The Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Major changes to Maryland’s marijuana laws. This weekend, decriminalization passed the House of Delegates.

04/06/2014

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Md. House Of Delegates Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

For supporters, it’s a legislative high. Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.

04/05/2014

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Md. Delegate Pushes To Decriminalize Pot Now

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.

04/04/2014

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No Marijuana Decriminalization…This Year

Maryland’s legislature apparently won’t eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction.

04/02/2014

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D.C. Mayor Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.

04/01/2014

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House Committee To Consider Marijuana Bill

A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.

03/31/2014

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Senate Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Prescribe Medical Marijuana

Maryland’s General Assembly is closer to a workable medical marijuana program.

03/27/2014

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