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.
Maryland’s General Assembly is closer to a workable medical marijuana program.
Maryland inches forward on a bill to decriminalize marijuana.
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Friday approved a measure relegating marijuana possession to a civil offense.
Three of the 11 Senators voted against the measure. Sen. Christopher Shank, D-Washington, who voted against it last year, said he was uncertain at the start of a meeting Friday. At the end of a 30-minute discussion, he held his nose and voted “yes.”
Despite a negative reception from Gov. Martin O’Malley, lawmakers are moving forward on bills to stop arresting people for small amounts of marijuana.
District of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Advocates for marijuana legalization want District of Columbia voters to decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.
The former husband of a popular R&B singer is charged with operating a marijuana growing operation inside his Anne Arundel County home.
Anne Arundel County police have arrested a man they say was growing marijuana in his home.
It took nearly 15 years after voters approved medical marijuana for it to become available in the District of Columbia, but the next major change to pot laws in the nation’s capital is on the fast track.
Maryland officials are looking for volunteers to help remove invasive weeds at two recreation areas along the Patuxent River.
The Harford County sheriff’s office says a two year undercover investigation has netted 15 people.