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Possible evidence theft at Salisbury PD prompts review of cases (access required)

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender announced Monday that it will launch an investigation into cases potentially affected by the recent announcement of possible thefts from the property room of the Salisbury Police Department. The department announced Feb. 14 ...

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AG: Marijuana prosecutions likely need special testing after hemp legalization (access required)

A change in the law that exempts hemp from the legal definition of marijuana means prosecutors should use more sophisticated lab tests to determine if suspected marijuana has the requisite concentration of THC to qualify as contraband, the Maryland Office of the ...

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NRA supports Supreme Court challenge to Md. handgun law (access required)

The National Rifle Association has backed a Maryland gun rights group’s appeal to the Supreme Court, arguing the state handgun permit law’s requirement that applicants provide the state with a “good and substantial reason” to carry a handgun outside the ...

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Bill to abolish Handgun Permit Review Board heads to Senate floor (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – The full Senate will soon consider legislation to abolish a nearly 50-year-old board charged with hearing appeals of Maryland State Police decisions to deny or restrict conceal-carry permits. The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted 6-5 Tuesday afternoon to ...

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