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Maryland Bill Would Decriminalize Small Amounts of Marijuana

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    Some Maryland lawmakers want to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana.

    The State Senate advanced a bill that would eliminate jail time for anyone caught with less than 10 grams of pot.

    Instead, those people would face a $100 fine.

    Supporters say the legislation would save money, but opponents fear it would encourage people to use drugs more.