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August 2014 Archives

UNDERSTANDING MARYLAND'S NEW MARIJUANA LAWS - EFFECTIVE IN OCTOBER 2014

md-marijuna-laws.jpgAs of this writing, the state of Maryland classifies marijuana as a Schedule I substance with no recognized medical value and a significant potential for abuse. If you're arrested for possession of marijuana and convicted of a misdemeanor offense, you may face a $1,000 fine, up to a year in prison or both.

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STATE AND FEDERAL DRUG LAWS?

maryland-state-drug-laws-300x201.jpgUnlike some states that have decriminalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes, residents of Maryland and Washington, D.C., still face potential misdemeanor and felony charges if caught possessing and/or selling marijuana and other controlled substances. The penalties are even stiffer if the offense involves violation of federal drug laws.

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