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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.
"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."