Maryland Tobacco Law
On October 1, 2019, Maryland raised the sales age for tobacco products to 21. This includes sales of all electronic smoking devices. Click here for more information.
Maryland Social Hosting & Underage Drinking Laws
Click here to read excerpts from Maryland law regarding underage furnishing, hosting and consumption of alcohol.
Maryland Marijuana Law Changes Effective October 1, 2014
Effective October 1, 2014, the laws in Maryland regarding possession of marijuana changed. Click here to read about the new criminal and civil impacts of possession of marijuana.
Maryland Enacts “Good Samaritan Law”
October 1, 2014 – Maryland put into effect a “Good Samaritan Law” to protect people from getting into trouble if they summon help for someone else who may be overdosing on drugs or alcohol. Click here to read more.
Click here to read a Good Samaritan Law 2016 Fact Sheet from the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration