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Pot Advocates Promote Legalization in Maryland

The chances of Maryland legalizing marijuana are hazy, but advocates hope a little education will help clear the air.

01/30/2015

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D.C. Sends Pot Legalization Initiative to Congress

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.

01/14/2015

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Bowser Says City Will Work to Get Marijuana Law Enforced

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city will “explore every option” to get its law legalizing marijuana enforced.

01/04/2015

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12/23/2014

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. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Marijuana Fight Riskier For Congress In States

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.

12/16/2014

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House Approves Federal Spending Bill, Blocking D.C. Pot Legalization

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.

12/11/2014

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Norton to Congress: Stay Out of Pot Debate

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton warned Congress Friday to stay out of the capital city’s new law legalizing marijuana.

11/14/2014

A sign promoting the D.C. Cannabis Campaign's initiative to legalize marijuana is displayed on a corner in the Adams Morgan neighborhood on November 4, 2014 in NW Washington D.C. (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

D.C. Voted To Legalize Marijuana… So Now What?

D.C. is now on the list of U.S. jurisdictions — along with Alaska, Oregon, Washington state and Colorado — where voters have passed marijuana legalization bills.

11/08/2014

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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.

06/27/2014

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Poll: 69 Percent Of Americans Say Alcohol More Harmful Than Marijuana

In a national survey that shows the American public is ready for a truce in the ongoing war on drugs, a two-thirds majority of U.S. adults (67 percent) say that the government should focus more on providing treatment for people using drugs such as heroin and cocaine instead of jail time.

04/04/2014

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