The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee has approved a measure relegating marijuana possession to a civil offense.
Washington’s mayor and police chief are concerned that a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana will lead to widespread pot smoking in public.
District of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of pot.
District of Columbia Councilmember Tommy Wells is proposing fines of $25 and $100 for possessing or smoking marijuana in a bid to decriminalize small amounts of pot.
Two D.C. councilmembers say they plan to introduce legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Six applicants are a step closer to becoming official medical marijuana cultivation centers in the District after receiving a notice from the D.C. Department of Health on Friday.
Advocates for decriminalizing marijuana have a new ally in religious broadcaster Pat Robertson.