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9:22 am
Thu March 13, 2014

MD Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Joins Marijuana Rally

Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery County)
Credit campaign website

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A state delegate who's running for governor is planning a rally with marijuana reform advocates before she urges other lawmakers to decriminalize the drug.

Del. Heather Mizeur, a Montgomery County Democrat, is the lead sponsor of a bill that would make pot possession a civil offense, punishable by a $100 fine instead of arrest. Offenders under age 21 would receive drug education.

Mizeur is also sponsoring a marijuana legalization bill.

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