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Recreational Pot Use Harmful to Young People's Brains

For those young people — and their parents — who think that smoking pot in moderation isn’t harmful, it’s time to think again.

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Law Enforcement Agencies Review New Marijuana Policies

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Now that a new marijuana law is taking effect, law enforcement agencies are looking at how they’ll change their ways.

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Prosecutors Confronting Marijuana Law's Challenges

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront. 552 more words

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Md. House Of Delegates Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — For supporters, it’s a legislative high. Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. 551 more words

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Will Low-Level Substance Possession Be Decriminalized in Illinois?

New legislation introduced by Representative Michael Zalewski aims to reduce overcrowding in Illinois prisons by decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession.

Speaking to the House Judiciary Committee, Democrat Zalewski also suggested lowering penalties for heroin and cocaine possession. 371 more words

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D.C. Council Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana Possession, Lower Jail Time

Marijuana decriminalization has now become a reality for residents in the District of Columbia, after the city council passed a bill Tuesday that would lessen charges for users of the narcotic. 333 more words

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D.C. Council Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana Possession, Lower Jail Time

Marijuana decriminalization has now become a reality for residents in the District of Columbia, after the city council passed a bill Tuesday that would lessen charges for users of the narcotic. 322 more words

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