ROCKVILLE, MD -- On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council unanimously adopted a resolution de-prioritizing certain marijuana offenses and urging the state to decriminalize possession of marijuana paraphernalia. This is just the latest step towards humane ... Continue Reading
ROCKVILLE, MD -- The NORML PAC has endorsed Neda Bolourian in her campaign to represent District 2 on the Montgomery County Council in Maryland.
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ANNAPOLIS,M MD -- The marijuana decriminalization bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) does not decriminalize the possession of pipes, papers, and other marijuana-smoking paraphernalia.
Under the law, possession of rolling papers, ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed Maryland's newly passed medical marijuana improvement bill into law today, giving advocates hope that Marylanders may now finally soon see access to medical marijuana in the ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana starting in October.
Maryland is now the 17th state in the U.S. to decriminalize ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Governor Martin O'Malley signed House Bill 881 into law today, making Maryland the 21st medical marijuana state.
The Maryland House of Delegates voted 125-11 last week to adopt HB 881, a medical ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Maryland House of Delegates voted 125-11 Monday to adopt House Bill 881, a medical marijuana bill that improves upon a failed medical marijuana law that was adopted by ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- In the final hours of the 2014 legislative session, lawmakers in Maryland finalized two marijuana law reform bills Monday -- one to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Defying the will of a powerful House Committee chairman, who earlier this week sent the bill to a two-year study, lawmakers in the Maryland House of Delegates voted 78 to 55 Saturday ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- A bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in Maryland was effectively struck down by a committee in the state House of Delegates, a staff member said on ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate approved a bill 45-1 after its third reading that would allow seriously ill Marylanders to use medical marijuana with recommendations from their doctors. The amended bill will now ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD — A measure to get Maryland's ineffective medical-marijuana law working cleared the Maryland House of Delegates by a large margin Monday.
The House voted 127-9 in favor of House Bill ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Maryland state Senate voted overwhelmingly on Friday to decriminalize possession of a small amount of marijuana, part of a trend across the United States to ease penalties for pot.
The ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Maryland House Judiciary Committee will be holding a public hearing to discuss House Bill 880 (legalization) and House Bill 879 (decriminalization) today at 1:00pm in Annapolis.
Maryland residents can click ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD — The Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee approved a bill 8-3 with bipartisan support on Friday that would replace criminal penalties with a civil fine for possession of limited amounts of ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- A medical marijuana bill introduced earlier this month by Maryland House Delegate Cheryl Glenn (D-Baltimore) and co-sponsored by nearly half of the House of Delegates will be considered Friday by the ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- During a Senate hearing on bills to legalize and decriminalize marijuana on Tuesday, Annapolis Police Chief Michael Pristoop, testifying against the bills, cited a viral internet hoax claiming 37 ... Continue Reading
ANNAPOLIS, MD — Lawmakers in the Maryland Senate will hold a hearing Tuesday afternoon to consider a bill that would legalize the possession, cultivation, and retail sale of marijuana to adults, which would be ... Continue Reading