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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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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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D.C. Mayor Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.

04/01/2014

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Md. Senate Moves Forward On Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

Maryland inches forward on a bill to decriminalize marijuana.

03/12/2014

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Elections Officials Let D.C. Pot Initiative Go Forward

Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city’s voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.

03/11/2014

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D.C. Council Decriminalizes Pot Possession

Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana would no longer be a criminal offense in the nation’s capital under a bill approved Tuesday by the D.C. Council.

03/04/2014

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Md. Lawmakers Move Forward On Marijuana Bills

Despite a negative reception from Gov. Martin O’Malley, lawmakers are moving forward on bills to stop arresting people for small amounts of marijuana.

02/25/2014

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Brown Expresses Support For Decriminalizing Pot

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is expressing support for decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana in Maryland.

02/10/2014

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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. Council Panel Endorses Pot Decriminalization

District of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.

01/15/2014

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