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  • March 22 2013

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    Decriminalization Bill Passes in Maryland Senate

    On Tuesday the Maryland State Senate approved a bill to decriminalize possession of up to 10 grams of marijuana. The bill would make possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil offense punishable by a fine of $100. Currently, simple possession in Maryland results in a fine of up to $500 and could land an offender in prison for three months.   The decrim bill received bipartisan support in the Senate and passed by a 30-16 vote.   The bill’s sponsor, Senator Robert A. …More

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