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Medical marijuana, ignition locks grab stage during legislative session

ANNAPOLIS — Defendants who use marijuana for necessary medicinal purposes will have a defense to a charge of drug possession, under a bill the General Assembly passed during the 90-day session that ended Monday. The legislature, in an effort to ...

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Donald C. Fry: Checking Assembly’s business scorecard

Improving Maryland’s business climate is constantly on the minds of corporate leaders and economic developers. What was promising about the 2010 election cycle was that the topic was also on the minds of recession-wary candidates for office, virtually all of ...

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Lawmakers look for more reports from DJS

ANNAPOLIS — In an attempt to fix the state’s most troubled agency without spending more money, lawmakers are asking the Department of Juvenile Services for reports rather than policy changes. A bill that would have mandated substantially equivalent services for ...

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Maryland Lottery eyeing Internet sales to boost revenues

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Lottery officials are eyeing online ticket sales to bolster revenues and keep the state’s games competitive with other jurisdictions readying themselves for a jump to the Internet. “It is something that we are looking at, just like ...

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