Baltimore Ends Prosecution for Marijuana Possession | WYPR

Baltimore Ends Prosecution for Marijuana Possession

Feb 4, 2019

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What impacts can we expect from the new policy of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney not to prosecute possession of marijuana? Former police detective Debbie Ramsay, now part of the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, urges prosecutors and police not to square off in opposition, but together to listen to how citizens want marijuana laws enforced.

Sonia Kumar, staff attorney for the A.C.L.U. of Maryland, says evidence to back up the new policy was clear six years ago. Read the report, "The Maryland War on Marijuana in Black and White".