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Maryland Advocacy Day: Students Take Action in Annapolis

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Hello, my name is Zach Pearlstone and I am a part of STAC which stands for Students Taking Action for Change. Leading up to this year’s Advocacy Day in Annapolis, our group attended monthly sessions at the Owing Mills JCC where we practiced public speaking and other advocating techniques.

Marijuana Decriminalization Moves Forward in Maryland

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Image via hemp.org
Image via hemp.org

Despite “most law enforcement” publicly opposing the idea, a bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana won preliminary approval in the state Senate yesterday.

To quell fears about the message this might send “to our kids,” the bill includes a provision for juveniles that puts them in front of a judge who could order drug treatment upon a third offense.

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