How Maryland Came to Repeal Mandatory Minimums for Drug Offenders
The Washington Post
June 1, 2016

“About 1,600 prisoners serving long sentences in Maryland will become eligible for early release in October 2017, just as the state does away with mandatory minimum prison time for newly convicted, nonviolent drug offenders.

“Taken together, advocates said, the changes put Maryland at the forefront of states that are adopting major criminal-justice reform.”

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