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.
Broadneck High School teacher was feeling ill when another teacher noticed she was not acting normal — turns out, she had accidentally eaten a brownie laced with marijuana.
Police have arrested a 25-year-old man after finding a mason jar full of marijuana in his car while investigating a car accident in Anne Arundel County.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton warned Congress Friday to stay out of the capital city’s new law legalizing marijuana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.