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Oregon Bill to Allow Expungement of Certain Cannabis Convictions Passes Senate

Oregon’s full Senate has passed Senate Bill 364, a proposal to allow for the expungement of certain cannabis convictions committed before July 1st, 2013, when the state’s cannabis policies were altered. Senate Bill 364, which received only 3 “No” votes (all of which were Republicans); “Requires court to consider marijuana offenses committed before July 1, …

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Maryland Decriminalization Bill Now in Effect

The possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis is no longer a criminal offense in Maryland, as Senate Bill 364 becomes law. Senate Bill 364, which was signed into law by Governor Martin O’Malley in April, officially took effect at midnight (EST), October 1st. The proposal makes the possession of up to 10 grams …

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Maryland Proposal to Decriminalize Cannabis Takes Effect Wednesday

A proposal to decriminalize small amounts of cannabis will officially take effect on Wednesday, October 1st in Maryland. Senate Bill 364, which was signed into law by Governor Martin O’Malley in April, decriminalizes the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis, making it a simple $100 ticket for someone’s first offense. A second offense …

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Maryland Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Takes Effect October 1st

Senate Bill 364, a proposal to decriminalize small amounts of cannabis, will officially take effect on October 1st in Maryland. The measure, signed into law by the state’s governor in April, decriminalizes the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis, making it a simple $100 ticket for someone’s first offense. A second offense will …

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Maryland Governor Signs Measure Decriminalizing Cannabis

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has signed Senate Bill 364. The measure decriminalizes the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis. Under the new law, someone caught possessing 10 grams of cannabis or less will be given, at most, a simple $100 ticket for their first offense. For someone’s second offenses, they can be given a …

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Maryland Governor to Sign Cannabis Decriminalization Measure Into Law

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has announced that he will sign legislation to decriminalize cannabis. The proposal – Senate Bill 364 – was approved by the state’s Senate today with a 34 to 8 vote, just days after the House approved the same measure. “As a young prosecutor, I once thought that decriminalizing the possession of …

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Maryland Legislature Approves Measure to Decriminalize Cannabis, Heads to Governor

Maryland’s Senate gave final approval today to Senate Bill 364, a proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis. The measure has already passed the full House, and now heads to the governor for consideration. If signed into law by the governor, or allowed to become law without his signature, the possession of …

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Maryland House Votes to Decriminalize Cannabis

A measure to decriminalize cannabis possession has passed through the Maryland House of Representatives in a decisive vote. The proposal would remove criminal penalties for the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis. Earlier this month Maryland’s Senate voted to approve the same measure, though the measure will go back to the Senate for …

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Cannabis Decriminalization Approved by Maryland Senate

Maryland’s Senate has passed Senate Bill 364, a proposal to decriminalize small amounts of cannabis, with a 36 to 8 vote. If approved into law, the measure would remove criminal penalties for the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis, which would become a simple $100 ticket. The measure now heads to the state’s …

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Maryland Senate Gives Preliminary Approval to Cannabis Decriminalization

Maryland’s Senate gave preliminary approval today to a proposal decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of cannabis. The measure is now set for one final vote in the Senate, which could come as soon as tomorrow. Its passage in the Senate will send it to the House of Representatives for consideration. Under the proposal – …

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