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- Maryland makes possessing marijuana equivalent to traffic ticket
The Maryland Legislature voted on Monday to remove criminal penalties for adults who possess small amounts of marijuana, transforming a criminal offense into the equivalent of a traffic ticket. Gov. Martin O’Malley, once a hard-on-crime Baltimore mayor, said he would sign the legislation into law, and issued a statement on how he has changed his mind about cannabis. “As a young prosecutor, I ...
April 8, 2014 - seattlepi.com