Gov. O'Malley To Sign Bill Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of MarijuanaA 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.
Sound Off: Decriminalization Of Marijuana A Step Toward Legalization?Now that Maryland is decriminalizing marijuana, could legalization be far behind?
Md. Delegate Pushes To Decriminalize Pot NowA 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.
No Marijuana Decriminalization...This YearMaryland's legislature apparently won't eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction.
Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization BillThe Maryland Senate has overwhelmingly passed a measure reducing the penalty for marijuana possession to a $100 fine.
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."
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.
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.
D.C. To Consider Decriminalizing Pot PossessionThe D.C. Council will consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
DC Council To Weigh Decriminalizing Pot PossessionTwo D.C. councilmembers say they plan to introduce legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.