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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

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Pot-Friendly States Team Up on Capitol Hill

Members of Congress from states with legal pot urged their colleagues Thursday not to stand in the way of expanded legalization and to approve measures that would make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate.

11/13/2014

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Md. Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

A Maryland commission approved regulations on Thursday to implement a medical marijuana program after a drawn-out process in a state that has struggled to make marijuana available to sick patients.

11/13/2014

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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D.C. Mayor-Elect Says No to Unregulated Legal Pot

The mayor-elect in the nation’s capital says she won’t allow an initiative legalizing marijuana to take effect until the District of Columbia has a system in place to tax and regulate the drug. But the head of the legalization campaign says he’ll fight her on that.

11/05/2014

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GOP Congress to Weigh Legal Pot in D.C.

The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Columbia has voted to legalize growing, possessing and sharing small amounts of pot.

11/05/2014

Marijuana-infused candy seized by police on Halloween. (Photo by Prince George's County Police)

Md. Police Seize Packages of Marijuana-Infused Candy

Police say they seized several boxes of marijuana-infused candy just in time before kids take to the streets for trick-or-treating.

10/31/2014

File photo of a person taking marijuana out of a plastic bag. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

D.C. Council Considering Legal Sale of Marijuana

With District of Columbia residents poised to legalize possession of marijuana, the D.C. Council is starting to consider whether to allow its legal sale.

10/30/2014

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Majority of D.C. Voters Expected to Vote in Favor of Recreational Pot

Residents are expected to say ‘yes’ to legalizing small amounts of recreational marijuana on Nov. 4.

10/20/2014

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D.C. Adds Race to Nation’s Debate on Legalizing Marijuana

A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation’s capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges.

10/13/2014

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