Legalization Bill Would Wipe Slate Clean For Some Past Offenders

The legalization bill before Maryland lawmakers delves into an area left untouched by the laws in Colorado and Washington, where legalization has created a paradoxical scenario for people dealing with the consequences of having once been convicted of an offense that is no longer against the law.

Lawmakers Introduce Measure to Legalize, Tax Marijuana in Maryland

The proposed Marijuana Control Act of 2014 would make it legal for Maryland residents to possess, use and grow marijuana, which would be regulated and taxed like alcohol.