Congressman: No Plans To 'Negate' D.C. Pot Law A Republican congressman says he doesn't intend to "negate" a law decriminalizing possession of marijuana in the District of Columbia.
Prosecutors Confronting Marijuana Law's Challenges in Md.A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.
Md. House Committee Approves Marijuana Decriminalization BillA Maryland House committee has approved a bill that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
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.
Md. House Committee Reworks Marijuana BillMaryland's legislature apparently won't eliminate criminal penalties for marijuana possession this year, but a House committee isn't ruling it out for the future.
Marijuana Could Be Decriminalized in D.C. By JanuaryA deputy attorney general says District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray supports decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana because the drug is not particularly harmful and because arresting people for possession can do significant damage.
D.C. to Consider Decriminalizing Pot PossessionThe D.C. Council will consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Md. Senate OKs Fine for Small Amounts of Marijuana The Maryland Senate has voted to eliminate potential jail time for people who possess less than 10 grams of marijuana.
Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Goes to the Md. Senate Some Maryland lawmakers want to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana to save money.

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