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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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Md. high court considers if marijuana smell justifies vehicle search

The mere smell of marijuana emanating from a car in Maryland does not give police officers probable cause to search the vehicle, because the possession of less than 10 grams of the drug is a civil offense – not a crime – under state law, a defense attorney told Maryland’s top court last week.

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Group recommends relaxing marijuana rules for police hiring

Officials are looking to make it easier for people who’ve used marijuana in the past to become police officers in Maryland. The Baltimore Sun reports that the commission that regulates hiring in Maryland has recommended that the state relax a ...

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