ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Two bills that would decriminalize marijuana will get their first hearing Tuesday in a Senate committee.
A bill filed by Sen. Robert Zirkin would make it a civil offense to possess less than 10 grams worth of marijuana, punishable by a $100 fine but no longer attached to any criminal charge. The other bill, filed by Sen. Jamie Raskin, would make marijuana possession legal for people 21 or older.READ MORE: Turgeon Still Hoping For Long Postseason Run At Maryland
Also this week, CASA de Maryland and the NAACP will have a rally concerning immigrant and civil rights issues.READ MORE: Baltimore's Mark Andrews Among The NFL's Elite Tight Ends
The rally starts at 7 p.m. Monday at the Lawyer’s Mall in downtown Annapolis. Topics will include raising the minimum wage, equity for historically black colleges and universities and home foreclosures.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
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