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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.

02/09/2015

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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.

02/05/2015

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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.”

02/03/2015

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Obama’s Budget Proposal Re-Opens Door for D.C. Pot Legalization

District voters overwhelmingly voted in favor to legalize marijuana last year, but Congress vetoed those legalization efforts in December. Now, President Obama’s proposed budget is breathing new life into the debate.

02/02/2015

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Virginia Senate Panel OKs Marijuana Derivatives for Epilepsy

A proposal to legalize two derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating epilepsy has cleared its first hurdle in the General Assembly.

01/29/2015

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Va. Senate Panel Rejects Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

A proposal to decriminalize marijuana possession in Virginia has been quickly snuffed out.

01/28/2015

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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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D.C. Lobbying Group Calling Out Congress Over Pot Vote

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.

01/08/2015

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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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Letter Carrier Sentenced for Delivering Marijuana

A former letter carrier for the Postal Service has been sentenced for delivering packages of marijuana to a conspirator on her route.

12/29/2014

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