Maryland Lawmakers Pass Bill Barring Weed Odor As Probable Cause For Searches
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a bill that reduces the penalties for public cannabis consumption and bars police from using the odor of marijuana as the basis for the search of an individual or auto.
April 13, 2023
Illinois Judge Rules Weed Odor is Not Probable Cause For Searches
Illinois has ruled that the smell of cannabis alone is not enough to search a vehicle. This is in line with the state's current stance on cannabis possession.
November 24, 2021