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  • The federal fake-pot crackdown continues as real pot gains growing legality

    When the counterculture business-to-business trade show, CHAMPS, came to Atlantic City Convention Center in May 2012, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was there, checking out the glassware and smoking paraphernalia. The wink-wink aspect of...
  • Accused Baltimore hitman has “a number of contract murders” under his belt, court document says

    The "normal and understood rate for a contract killing in Baltimore is $5,000," according to charging papers filed in Maryland U.S. District Court on March 28, alleging 29-year-old Derrick Lamont Smith "committed a number of contract murders in Baltimore,...
  • Taking stock of the session that just ended

    The Maryland General Assembly considered 2,672 bills in the 2014 session that, after 90 days, ended at midnight on April 7, and 811 of them got the thumbs-up in both the Senate and the House of Delegates. That's a lot of business attended to, and City...
  • Kwesi Kankam, Joan Osborne, Slint, and Lisa Doll

    WEDNESDAY: ELM's April residency at the 8x10 comes to an end. Philadelphia singer-songwriter Kwesi Kankam performs at Joe Squared. Washington, D.C. punks the Idle Gossip plays the Sidebar with Flesh Panthers and the Morons. Don't miss: L.A. rapper YG...
  • Puffing through the great "vape" debate over electronic cigarettes

    Recently, I started huffing vapors produced by heating up compounds used in some types of antifreeze. If swallowed, the liquid I'm vaporizing can be poisonous, even fatal, especially to children. No one yet knows what the long-term health effects of...
  • Pot laws can expand the minds and skills of those who need or want it.

    Although the new laws concerning marijuana in Maryland sound good, there is a loophole that may very well get you ("Guide to the High Life," Feature, April 16). Although a small amount of pot has been decriminalized; bowls, bongs, and papers are still...
  • Former Sonar and Talking Head co-owner Dan McIntosh got the best pot-conspiracy sentence he could: a decade in prison.

    When law enforcers first picked up Daniel Gerard McIntosh in 2011 on charges that he was involved in a massive cross-country, decade-long pot-trafficking and money-laundering conspiracy, he failed to recognize how much trouble he was facing, according...
  • How legislators in Baltimore City's six districts fared in Annapolis this election year

    Now that primary elections in Maryland are held in June rather than September, state legislators' performances in the 90-day sessions in Annapolis, which end in April, are fresh meat on the campaign trail as voters contemplate who they'll back at the...
  • With the help of a prosthetic foot, Garry Moore still shreds

    Polyurethane wheels whir across concrete as Garry Moore drops into the bowl at Hampden's new Skatepark of Baltimore, just before he flies up over the tiles, printed with a Maryland flag, with a slob air. He comes down with a thwack and roars into the...
  • Maryland's lack of transgender civil rights protections is becoming "embarrassing," proponents say

    Discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations based on a person's race, sex, age, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, and sexual orientation is prohibited all across Maryland. The same protections,...
  • Port of Baltimore, $RB, BPD, Dallas Dance, and Gary Maynard

    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || || || || 1 Port of Baltimore This week marked the end of a 20-year project that shuttled uranium formerly used to pack Russian nuclear warheads through the port, on the way...
  • Marvin Mandel: A Complicated Life

    Marvin Mandel: A Complicated Life Produced by Maryland Public Television, where it debuts Feb. 24 at 9 p.m.   Maryland's 56th governor, a two-term Democrat, went to federal prison for 19 months for a 1977 corruption conviction. His name was Marvin...