Whether you have been charged with a drug related offense, interested in the current marijuana laws of Maryland, curious about medicinal marijuana, or the business of regulated marijuana the Law Office of David D. Nowak, LLC can help.  If you think you need a lawyer, you probably do.

What are the penalties for marijuana possession in Maryland?

In Maryland, as of 2013, the penalties for possession of marijuana are located in Maryland Criminal Law Section 5-601(c)(2). For possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana the maximum penalty is 90 days imprisonment or a fine not exceeding $500, or both. For possession of 10 grams or more of marijuana the maximum penalty is one […]

What happens if I am arrested or given a citation for possession of marijuana?

If you are given a citation or arrested for marijuana you should ask to speak to a lawyer.


Marijuana Drug Diversion Programs

Marijuana Drug Diversion Programs Can I get into a diversion program for marijuana possession? The State’s Attorney for each county may have a Marijuana Drug Diversion Programs. In many jurisdictions, first time offenders in possession of small amounts of marijuana...

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Maryland Marijuana Citation

Maryland Marijuana Citation Section § 4-101 of the Maryland criminal procedure code allows certain charges by citation such as possession of marijuana under 10 grams. A police officer must charge a possession of marijuana case under 10 grams by citation instead of...

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Maryland Industrial Hemp

Industrial Hemp in Maryland is still illegal. In May 2015, a bill was signed into law legalizing Maryland Industrial Hemp contingent on the Federal Government passing the Federal Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015.  If the federal law or similar law passes, then...

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CARERS Act of 2015

CARERS Act of 2015 - proposed Federal Law to revamp Marijuana Laws It is sometimes hard to believe how far we have come as a country with our views on marijuana.  There are now four states and the District of Columbia that have legalized recreational marijuana, and...

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