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Md. high court upholds subpoena of overdose data from Baltimore fire department

Maryland Court of Appeals

A Baltimore grand jury may subpoena the city’s fire department for nearly 18 months' worth of opioid overdose response records, Maryland’s top court ruled.

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Md. court: 911 calls immunize drug users from probation violation

Citing the legislature’s desire to prevent overdose deaths, Maryland’s second highest court ruled Wednesday that people cannot be prosecuted for violating probation if they were discovered using drugs because a concerned bystander made an emergency call to police.

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