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DC Candidate to Seek Meeting With Congressman About Pot Laws

A D.C. councilmember and mayoral candidate is hoping to have a word with the Republican congressman who wants to block the nation’s capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws.


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Study Finds Signs of Brain Changes in Pot Smokers

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.


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Possibility: Parking Tickets May Cost More Than Marijuana Fines In D.C.

District of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of pot.


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D.C. Council to Weigh Decriminalizing Pot Possession

Two D.C. councilmembers say they plan to introduce legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.


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Bill Would Legalize Marijuana in Md.

A Maryland lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize marijuana.


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Charlottesville Considering Revisions In Its Marijuana Laws

The Charlottesville City Council says it’s time for the state to rethink its policies on marijuana possession.


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Pot Still Not Legal In Virginia

A bid to get marijuana reclassified in Virginia was shut out by a voice vote yesterday. The General Assembly will have a year to look at the ‘feasibility’ of selling the drug in ABC stores for reconsideration in 2013.