The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.
The District of Columbia is moving forward with marijuana legalization. Here’s what you need to know.
This week could go down in D.C. history (and smoke, maybe) if the marijuana legalization bill that District residents passed in November also passes it’s Congressional review period.
District voters overwhelmingly voted in favor to legalize marijuana last year, but Congress vetoed those legalization efforts in December. Now, President Obama’s proposed budget is breathing new life into the debate.
The chances of Maryland legalizing marijuana are hazy, but advocates hope a little education will help clear the air.
The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city will “explore every option” to get its law legalizing marijuana enforced.
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It’s easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia’s decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter.
The House narrowly passed the $1.1 trillion spending bill meant to keep the government funded for the next year after a dramatic daylong showdown in which the legislation’s opponents were just one vote away from derailing the measure.