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MOMS uses billboard to ask Baltimore Mayor Pugh to end marijuana arrests, prioritize homicide investigations

MOMS uses billboard to ask Baltimore Mayor Pugh to end marijuana arrests, prioritize homicide investigations

Mothers of Murdered Sons and Daughters United is using a mobile billboard to ask Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to end arrests for marijuana possession and to prioritize homicide investigations.

MOMS plans to unveil the billboard, which is posted on the side of a truck, at a news conference Thursday at 11 a.m. at War Memorial Plaza. The billboard’s message is simple: “Mayor Pugh, stop pot arrests. Solve murders instead.”

The truck will circle War Memorial Plaza, City Hall and police headquarters Thursday until 5 p.m.

Most killings in Baltimore remain unsolved, and MOMS says resources need to be spent solving them.

The local group,...

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