D.C. Activists To Seek Local Aid From CongressmanDistrict 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.
Jail Time Replaced With Fines: Gov. O'Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization BillMaryland 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.
Senate Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Prescribe Medical MarijuanaMaryland's General Assembly is closer to a workable medical marijuana program.
Md. Senate Moves Forward On Bill To Decriminalize MarijuanaMaryland inches forward on a bill to decriminalize marijuana.
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."
Md. Lawmakers Move Forward On Marijuana BillsDespite a negative reception from Gov. Martin O’Malley, lawmakers are moving forward on bills to stop arresting people for small amounts of marijuana.
D.C. Council Panel Endorses Pot DecriminalizationDistrict of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Pot Legalization Ballot Initiative Filed In D.C.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.
Ex-Husband Of Singer Lil’ Mo Charged With Growing Pot In His Pasadena HomeThe former husband of a popular R&B singer is charged with operating a marijuana growing operation inside his Anne Arundel County home.
Man Arrested After Police Find 158 Marijuana Plants In His HomeAnne Arundel County police have arrested a man they say was growing marijuana in his home.
D.C. On Fast Track To Decriminalizing Pot PossessionIt 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.
Volunteers Wanted To Weed 2 Md. Recreation AreasMaryland officials are looking for volunteers to help remove invasive weeds at two recreation areas along the Patuxent River.