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The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Friday approved a measure relegating marijuana possession to a civil offense.
Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.
The Maryland Senate passed legislation on Tuesday to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender.
The Annapolis police chief cited a news story about marijuana overdose deaths in Colorado when he testified Tuesday against legalizing the drug, not realizing the story was a hoax.
Two bills that would decriminalize marijuana will get their first hearing Tuesday in a Senate committee.
Some Maryland senators are growing impatient for a law that would enable people to erase certain felonies, or at least a greater range of misdemeanors, from their criminal records.
A group of Maryland lawmakers has announced a series of gun control proposals, including one that would ban the possession or sale of assault weapons.
Energy industry specialists are warning that Maryland may miss out on the national economic boom generated by the natural-gas drilling process known as fracking if the state approves a new bill to impose a moratorium while its environmental effects are studied.
The General Assembly will consider a pair of bills Thursday that would ban minors from using tanning beds, much to the agreement of health advocates and the dismay of some business owners.
He added that any health benefits should outweigh potential costs.
"The General Assembly recognizes that this is serious business," he said. "If there are known cancer risks out there, we should not allow children to accept those risks."