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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.

02/26/2015

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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.

02/26/2015

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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.

02/26/2015

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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.

02/24/2015

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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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