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.
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.
Despite a negative reception from Gov. Martin O’Malley, lawmakers are moving forward on bills to stop arresting people for small amounts of marijuana.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is expressing support for decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana in Maryland.
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.