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.
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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.
Dr. Sara Ruiz Named USAMRIID Civilian of the Quarter
Frederick, MD (Fort Detrick) News (2/16/2023) – Dr. Sara Ruiz was named the Civilian of the Quarter (Q4 2022) at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick, Md. Ruiz, a principal investigator for the Bacteriology Division, served as lead investigator for multiple simultaneous studies.
Pfizer Research Director Reveals Plans to Mutate COVID-19 Virus for Profit
In a shocking video released by Project Veritas, Pfizer Director of Research and Development, Strategic Operations, Jordon Trishton Walker, can be heard discussing the possibility of the pharmaceutical company mutating the COVID-19 virus in order to preemptively develop new vaccines.
U.S. Army medical team helps Smithsonian National Zoo to protect endangered Red Pandas
FREDERICK (Fort Detrick), MD News (12/13/2022) – A U.S. Army medical team contributed to an investigation into the cause of death of a Red Panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (NZCBI).
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.
Medical Research and Development Professionals Gather for Leadership Program at Fort Detrick
FREDERICK (Fort Detrick), MD News (11/1/2021) – Once again, leaders from the Medical Research and Development (USMRDC) Command gathered at Fort Detrick’s Building 1520 for a career-altering experience, Oct. 6, 2022.
Local Jeep Event to Raise Money to Fight Childhood Cancer
HAGERSTOWN, MD News (10/28/2022) – Members of the local Jeep community are organizing a “1st Memorial Jeeps for Georgie” event, dedicated to fighting childhood cancer through donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event is scheduled to take place on December 10th at Mason Dixon Dragway.