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.
District of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Advocates for marijuana legalization want District of Columbia voters to decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.
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.
An employee at a city school under investigation for lacing cookies with marijuana has been arrested on gun charges.
Marijuana advocates are trying to grab some attention from the NFL’s season opening game in Denver.
A 52-year-old man with cerebral palsy is traveling by motorized wheelchair from Michigan to Washington, D.C., as part of an effort to push for the legalization of marijuana.
A Baltimore County store manager pleads guilty to selling so-called synthetic marijuana from his Towson convenience store.
A bill legalizing medical marijuana goes before Senate lawmakers Thursday in Annapolis.
The Maryland House Judiciary Committee will consider a bill that would allow Frederick County Commissioners to prohibit the possession and distribution of synthetic cannabinoids, better known synthetic marijuana.
Federal prosecutors say 18 people have been changed in a drug trafficking operation that spanned three states and transported hundreds of pounds of marijuana.
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