In Maryland, convictions for some civil citations, nuisance crimes and marijuana possession are eligible for expungement. Other convictions, such as public intoxication, prostitution, theft and trespassing, require a 10- to 15-year waiting period. Even cases that result in dismissals or acquittals can linger on a criminal record and require going through the expungement process in order to be removed.Read More
The Maryland House of Delegates approved two bills Friday to reform the state’s marijuana laws – one would allow voters to decide whether to legalize marijuana and another to permit those convicted of possessing the drug to request their records be expunged.Read More
Dr. Susan Weiss, director of the division of extramural research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, said in an email that collecting data on frequency of use, type of product and reasons for use is important.Read More
Maryland’s medical marijuana industry started off slowly but found a bit of success with sales...Read More
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