“Pardon”Me? Marijuana Possession Could Be Removed From Your Record

Many states have now legalized medical and even recreational sales and use of marijuana, but according to the federal government, marijuana is still illegal. Many people feel that they suffered serious penalties for drug crimes convictions though marijuana is legal in some form in much of the nation. Having such a conviction on your record can make it difficult to get a good job, apply for certain benefits, or even join the military. Fortunately, there is some good news for those convicted of Simple Possession of Marijuana.

UPDATED: State of WV Investigating Mystery Dust Covering Four-State Region

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (2/24/2023) – Overnight, the West Virginia Panhandle, Western Maryland, and parts of Southern Pennsylvania were covered in a mysterious dust. Reports initially occurred on social media in West Virginia, then Maryland, and finally Pennsylvania. Sightings were reported in Kearneysville WV, Williamsport MD, Hagerstown MD, Sharpsburg MD, and even Chambersburg PA. At this time, there is no definitive answer what the dust is, or where it came from. However, there are a few theories.

Hagerstown and Wash. Co to Receive Payouts from Opioid Settlements

HAGERSTOWN, MD News (11/7/2022) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced today that all counties and municipalities participating in settlements with the former opioids manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, and opioid distributors, McKesson, Cardinal Health, and Amerisource Bergen will begin receiving their first payments in the coming weeks.

Army civilians provide continuity, play key support role for MEDLOG Soldiers

FREDERICK (Fort Detrick), MD News (11/3/2022) – Department of the Army Civilians and contractors provide a crucial support mechanism to medical logistics forces when they deploy, assisting Soldiers wherever the fight may take them.

The mission often requires civilian members of U.S. Army Medical Logistics Command to embark on temporary duty, or TDY, assignments throughout the country and abroad. Missions range from preparation and planning, training support prior to a unit’s deployment, medical maintenance to sustain vital pieces of equipment and more.

Opinion: No Amnesty for Pandemic Transgressors

Emily Oster, an economist at Brown University, recently wrote an article for The Atlantic discussing why she feels that we should declare a “pandemic amnesty” and “forgive one another for what we did and said when we were in the dark about COVID”. As someone whose life was significantly altered because of those actions, and still suffering today, the idea of amnesty without consequences is not only ridiculous, but infuriating.