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.
A lobbying group that supports full representation in Congress for residents of the nation’s capital is calling out lawmakers it says have undermined democracy.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city will “explore every option” to get its law legalizing marijuana enforced.
A former letter carrier for the Postal Service has been sentenced for delivering packages of marijuana to a conspirator on her route.
New research reveals drivers are more concerned about those who drink and drive than those who use marijuana.
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Colorado’s top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring 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.
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.
The idea of regulating and taxing sales of marijuana in D.C. has gone up in smoke thanks to bi-partisan provisions in the $1.1 trillion spending bill approved by Congress Tuesday.