In a rebuke to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the House Appropriations Committee voted to protect medical marijuana patients & providers from federal prosecutions. The amendment to the 2019 budget bill would prevent the prosecution of medical marijuana providers, so long… Read More ›
In a bold rebuke to Republican governor Larry Hogan, the General Assembly overrode his veto and decriminalized public smoking of marijuana. The maximum penalty has been reduced from a criminal misdemeanor to a civil fine of up to $500. The… Read More ›
Yahoo! Montgomery Co. State’s Atty Offering $100 Fines NOW for #marijuana or #paraphernalia ahead of Oct 1 #decrim
In a policy shift ahead of October marijuana decrim, the State’s Attorney for Montgomery County, Maryland is offering an immediate dismissal and $100 fine for possession of marijuana or paraphernalia.
As decriminalization of marijuana becomes reality, supporters and observers are beginning to calculate dates. Maryland is easy. By law decrim kicks in on October 1, 2014. DC, as usual, is more complicated. The DC decriminalization bill passed the D.C. Council… Read More ›
O’Malley says he was wrong all along about pot. Sad for all the people his wrongheaded policies convicted. But better late than never I guess. New law kicks in October 1, 2014. http://dcmarijuanalawyer.com/2014/04/08/omalley-confesses-he-was-wrong-as-along-about-marijuana-signs-maryland-decrim-into-law/
HISTORIC: Maryland House of Delegates passes decriminalization of pot 78-to-55. Bill goes to Governor Monday
HISTORIC: Maryland House of Delegates passes decriminalization of pot 78-to-55. Bill will go to Gov. O’Malley on Monday. Up to 10 grams will be a civil fine – no arrest and no prosecution. Last month’s vote to decriminalize in DC… Read More ›