U.S. Capitol Police say a man tried to bring marijuana into the Senate Gallery.
A Maryland Senate panel has approved a measure to get the state’s medical marijuana law working.
A measure to get Maryland’s ineffective medical-marijuana law working cleared the Maryland House of Delegates by a large margin Monday.
A measure designed to make Maryland’s medical marijuana law effective moved a step forward on Saturday in the Maryland House of Delegates.
The Maryland Senate has passed a measure making marijuana possession a civil offense.
The Maryland Senate is set to vote Friday on whether to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Maryland’s marijuana prohibition hurts more people than it helps, a veteran narcotics investigator told lawmakers Thursday. But he said police want to keep it illegal because drug enforcement is part of their professional culture.
A state delegate who’s running for governor held a rally with marijuana reform advocates before she urged other lawmakers to decriminalize the drug.
Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city’s voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.
House Speaker John Boehner says he’s sure Congress will look at a law passed by the D.C. Council that decriminalizes possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.