Decriminalized? — No.
Possession of any amount is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a $1,000 fine. Note — this does not protect you from accusations of intent to distribute, which bring additional charges.
The distribution or cultivation of less than 50lbs is a felony, punishable by 5 years in prison and a $15,000 fine.
The distribution or cultivation of 50lbs or more is a felony, punishable by 5 years in prison (mandatory) and a $100,000 fine.
Distribution or cultivation within 1,000 feet of a school or on a school bus is a felony, punishable by 20 years in prison, a $20,000 fine, in addition to related charges (depending on the amount).
Transporting 5 to 45 kg into the state is a felony, punishable by 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Transporting 45 kg or more into the state is a felony, punishable by 25 years in prison and a $50,000 fine.
The possession, use, sale, or advertising of paraphernalia (first offense) is a misdemeanor, punishable by a $500 fine, no jail time.
Subsequent offenses for paraphernalia results is a misdemeanor or felony (up to the judge), punishable by 2 years in prison and a $2,000 fine.
Medical Program? — Yes.
Conditions — unlike other states, Maryland does not have ‘approvable conditions.’ Rather, it is up to the offender to prove in court that the marijuana was a ‘medical necessity for a seriously ill patient,’ proven by their doctor’s testimony.
You can possess 1 oz or less. There are no provisions for dispensaries or cultivation.
There are no accommodations, such as at the workplace.