Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 11-102

(a) A person may not knowingly sell or offer to sell to a minor:

(1) a picture, photograph, drawing, sculpture, motion picture, film, or other visual representation or image of an individual or portion of the human body that depicts sadomasochistic abuse, sexual conduct, or sexual excitement;

(2) a book, magazine, paperback, pamphlet, or other written or printed matter however reproduced, that contains:

(i) any matter enumerated in item (1) of this section;

(ii) obscene material;  or

(iii) explicit verbal descriptions or narrative accounts of sadomasochistic abuse, sexual conduct, or sexual excitement;  or

(3) a sound recording that contains:

(i) obscene material;  or

(ii) explicit verbal descriptions or narrative accounts of sadomasochistic abuse, sexual conduct, or sexual excitement.

(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both.


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