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D.C. Mayor Offers Pot Activist License Plate Number 420

A District of Columbia marijuana activist is going to be driving a car with the license plate 420, a reference to the drug, thanks to the city’s mayor.


Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., speaks during a press conference with Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to announce a new medical marijuana bill at the U.S. Capitol on March 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rand Paul Joins Forces With Dems To Remove Federal Prohibitions On Medical Marijuana

Two Democratic senators and a possible Republican presidential candidate joined forces Tuesday to push a bill to remove federal prohibitions on medical marijuana in 23 states where it’s already legal.


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D.C. Council Bans Pot Clubs

D.C. residents looking to smoke marijuana won’t be able to get it through a private pot clubs.


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Pot Fight Between D.C. Mayor, Congress Could Cost the City

The new mayor of the nation’s capital was hoping to get along fine with Republicans on Capitol Hill.


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Some D.C. Residents Light Up Following Pot Legalization

Some D.C. residents are already growing and smoking marijuana as the District officially went through with Initiative 71 on Thursday.


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Va. Governor OKs Marijuana Oils for Treating Epilepsy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed into law a measure that allows the use of derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating severe epilepsy.


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Mayor Says D.C. Will Legalize Pot Despite Threat from Congress

The nation’s capital will become the first place on the East Coast with legal recreational marijuana after a voter-approved initiative takes effect this week.


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D.C. Council to Take Up Marijuana Bills Amid Uncertainty in Congress

While it’s uncertain whether Congress will allow the District of Columbia to make further changes to its marijuana laws, the D.C. Council is pushing ahead.


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Va. Senate Approves Marijuana Derivatives for Epilepsy

The Virginia Senate has overwhelmingly approved a proposal to legalize two derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating severe epilepsy.


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AACC Launches Class on the Business of Marijuana

Anne Arundel Community College students will now be able to learn about taking “advantage of business opportunities related to the legalization of marijuana.”