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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Maryland.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 1 October
Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Maryland
Maryland generally prohibits any person under age 21 from possessing any "regulated firearm" (handgun or assault weapon). Maryland also prohibits any person from selling, renting or transferring ammunition for a regulated firearm to a person under age 21, or any ammunition to a person under age 18.
Maryland prohibits the sale or other transfer of a rifle or shotgun to a person under age 18. There appears to be no minimum age to possess a rifle or shotgun in the state…
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