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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Jamie Raskin
Maryland's Senate has agreed to boost the penalty for college hazing from $500 to $5,000. The bill is now headed to the Senate.
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Friday approved a measure relegating marijuana possession to a civil offense.
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.
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.
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.
"We don't say you can smoke cigarettes if you get a note from your parents," said Sen. Jamin Raskin, Montgomery Democrat and one of 12 sponsors on the Senate bill. "We know it is a deadly health risk, and we should not be allowing minors to do it."