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Supreme Court rejects Maryland’s appeal of marijuana-frisk decision

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined Maryland’s request that the justices review a the state high court’s decision that the pungent smell of raw, unsmoked marijuana emanating from car during a traffic stop does not in itself enable police ...

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Marijuana laws eased but threat to police remains, Frosh tells justices

A strong smell of raw, unsmoked marijuana emanating from a car still justifies police frisking the vehicle’s passengers for weapons despite the increasing societal and legal acceptance of marijuana possession, Maryland’s attorney general stated in papers filed recently with the ...

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Maryland law applies in Section 8 evictions, high court rules

Court of Appeals

Tenants found with illegal drugs in federally subsidized Maryland apartments do not face automatic eviction, the state’s highest court unanimously ruled Monday. In its 7-0 decision, the Court of Appeals said the federal law permitting landlords to evict drug-possessing tenants ...

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Supreme Court shows interest in Maryland’s appeal of marijuana-frisk decision

The U.S. Supreme Court is showing interest in the state’s appeal of a Maryland high-court decision that the pungent smell of raw, unsmoked marijuana emanating from a car during a traffic stop does not in itself enable police officers to ...

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Officials: deputy facing drug charges dead of gunshot wound

FREDERICK — Officials say a Maryland sheriff’s deputy has been found dead just hours after being charged with possession and distribution of marijuana. Authorities say the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint Saturday regarding possible criminal conduct by a ...

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