Cannabis Consumption Prohibited at the Garrett County Fairgrounds

Cannabis Consumption Prohibited at the Garrett County Fairgrounds at Deep Creek Lake, MD

The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office is committed to upholding the laws and regulations set forth by the state of Maryland concerning cannabis consumption and possession. The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office, Garrett County Fair Board, and Garrett County Government would like to remind all residents and visitors that cannabis consumption is prohibited at the Garrett County Fairgrounds.

While both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is now legal in Maryland, here’s what you need to know about the Maryland law:

The use of cannabis, including its recreational and medicinal forms, is strictly prohibited in public places within Garrett County. Cannabis consumption in all public spaces, including outdoor parks, streets, sidewalks, bars and restaurants, and public transportation.

  • Individuals over the age of 21 are allowed to purchase and possess recreational cannabis.
  • Driving under the influence of cannabis is illegal and poses significant risks to public safety. The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to enforcing DUI laws.
  • Purchasing and transporting cannabis across state lines is illegal.
  • The possession and use of cannabis remains illegal under the Federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970.

The Garrett County Sheriff’s Office will serve all the people within Garrett County with integrity, respect, fairness, and compassion and is committed to the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property, the preservation of peace and order, and the enforcement of laws and ordinances.

For additional information or inquiries regarding this policy, please contact the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office at 301-334-1911.

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