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Prosecute for pot paraphernalia? Not likely

Maryland law makes it a crime to possess drug paraphernalia, though possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana now constitutes a civil offense punishable by an initial fine of $100 — a legal disparity that has prompted many county state’s attorneys to say they will limit prosecutions for paraphernalia possession.

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Will lawyers’ business go to pot?

As police and prosecutors continue to work out how to best enforce the new marijuana laws, criminal defense lawyers say it brings up new issues they will have to consider when representing clients in marijuana cases — that is, if they have clients in the first place.

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