Tag Archives: drug possession

Good Samaritan law protects drugs users from prosecution, Md. court says


Maryland’s Good Samaritan Law protects from drug possession prosecution not only those who request medical assistance for a suspected overdose but also those for whom help is sought, the state’s second-highest court ruled Wednesday in overturning two heroin convictions. The ...

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Md. top court weighs constitutionality of trunk search

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

ANNAPOLIS – Attorneys for Maryland and a driver accused of illegal drug possession battled at the state’s top court Friday over whether Montgomery County police were constitutionally justified in searching a car’s trunk after finding illegal drugs in the passenger’s ...

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