Category Archives: maryland

Baltimore Prosecutor Files Rare Petition to Erase Cannabis Convictions

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor has filed a rarely used legal petition intended to vacate 3,778 convictions for cannabis possession, arguing an extraordinary legal strategy is necessary to “right an extraordinary wrong.” In a highly unusual “Maryland v. Maryland” filing in state court, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby used a petition called “writ of error […]

Marijuana Possession Will No Longer Be Prosecuted in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced on Tuesday that marijuana possession cases in the city will no longer be prosecuted. The city’s lead prosecutor also said that she plans to vacate as many as 5,000 previous convictions, according to media reports. Mosby said that the change in policy is in part a reaction to […]

Maryland and D.C. Dispensaries That Let You Order Ahead of Time

The birthplace of the U.S. national anthem and the zip code for the White House make a patriotic pair in Maryland and Washington, D.C. What’s even more patriotic is the freedom to purchase the cannabis products you want without getting stuck waiting in line. Don’t get caught in the crowd and risk having your favorite […]

Dan Morhaim, who helped usher medical marijuana into Maryland then ran into controversy, is retiring

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 2:54 pm • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 2:54 pm By Rachel Siegel, The Washington Post ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland Del. Dan Morhaim will not seek another term in the General Assembly, ending a 24-year run in which he championed legislation for health and environmental causes, including helping to launch the state’s […]