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D.C. Activists To Seek Local Aid From Congressman

District of Columbia activists plan to ask a congressman who wants to block the city from liberalizing its marijuana laws to handle a host of other local concerns.

07/24/2014

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Congress Moves To Block D.C. Pot Decriminalization

The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation’s capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through an amendment to a major spending bill.

06/25/2014

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Congressman: D.C. Pot Law Raises Federal-Local Questions

More than a third of U.S. states have some form of marijuana decriminalization, but only the District of Columbia’s pot policy is being singled out for a Congressional hearing.

05/09/2014

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Jail Time Replaced With Fines: Gov. O’Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Maryland joins 17 other states in decriminalizing marijuana. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill Monday that replaces jail time with fines for possession of small amounts.

04/14/2014

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Gov. O’Malley To Sign Bill Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of Marijuana

A busy day in Annapolis Monday. Governor Martin O’Malley will sign off on big changes to the state’s marijuana law, even though there’s still heated opposition.

04/13/2014

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Sound Off: Decriminalization Of Marijuana A Step Toward Legalization?

Now that Maryland is decriminalizing marijuana, could legalization be far behind?

04/10/2014

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Md. Delegate Pushes To Decriminalize Pot Now

A member of Maryland’s Legislative Black Caucus is asking the House to fully decriminalize marijuana this year instead of just commissioning a study on the prospect.

04/04/2014

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No Marijuana Decriminalization…This Year

Maryland’s legislature apparently won’t eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction.

04/02/2014

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Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The Maryland Senate has overwhelmingly passed a measure reducing the penalty for marijuana possession to a $100 fine.

03/14/2014

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Committee Approves Marijuana Decriminalization

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Friday approved a measure relegating marijuana possession to a civil offense.
Three of the 11 Senators voted against the measure. Sen. Christopher Shank, D-Washington, who voted against it last year, said he was uncertain at the start of a meeting Friday. At the end of a 30-minute discussion, he held his nose and voted “yes.”

03/07/2014

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Watered-Down Pot Decriminalization Advances In D.C.

District of Columbia lawmakers took a long-awaited first step Tuesday toward decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, but not before watering down the bill to maintain criminal penalties for smoking in public.

02/04/2014

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D.C. On Fast Track To Decriminalizing Pot Possession

It took nearly 15 years after voters approved medical marijuana for it to become available in the District of Columbia, but the next major change to pot laws in the nation’s capital is on the fast track.

11/04/2013

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