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Md. Senate panel considers bill to expand marijuana decriminalization

Marijuana plants grow under special lights. Reports filed with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission indicate that about 10 percent of the investors in the state’s industry are minorities. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Legislation that would nearly triple the amount of marijuana a person could possess before being considered a criminal came before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Wednesday. Under current law, possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana is a civil ...

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