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The General Assembly will weigh lowering the blood alcohol content required for first-time, non-commercial offenders to receive the device, which prevents motorists from starting their vehicle while intoxicated.
Baltimore City joins list of school systems in Maryland offering free breakfasts and lunches to all students in public schools, regardless of income.
The Senate passage of legislation allowing VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana use to their patients is a step in the right direction but medical marijuana supporters want to see a change in federal regulation.
It was 1994 when Barbara Harris noticed her mother, Edith Harris, would write and keep little notes. She was starting to forget things. “She started slipping a little bit,” daughter Harris, a Baltimore resident, recalled. It was not until 1996 that Edith Harris was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that causes progressive memory loss that eventually interferes with daily tasks and body functions.
The state's medical cannabis commission will soon pre-approve Maryland's first legal growers and distributors of medical marijuana. Track the evolution of medical marijuana policy in Maryland with this timeline.
Forty eight million. That is how many people lived in hungry households in the United States in 2014, according to the Food Research and Action Center. In order to combat this huge problem, the National Commission on Hunger recently recommended that Congress and the Obama administration create a cross-agency, coordinated national plan to end hunger.