Among the many oddities that have arisen from marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado is this: It can be easier to get through airport security with a bag of weed than a bottle of water.
A top Hawaiian lawmaker is calling for the legalization of marijuana in order to pay of billions in state debt and improvements to transportation and public education programs.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Obama administration is planning to roll out regulations soon that would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.
The full D.C. Council will get its first chance to debate a bill that would provide city students with up to $60,000 to attend college.
Recent polling suggests that the majority of people in the United States support the idea of legalizing marijuana.
President Barack Obama said he doesn’t think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, “in terms of its impact on the individual consumer.”
District of Columbia lawmakers have advanced legislation that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of pot.
District of Columbia Councilmember Tommy Wells is proposing fines of $25 and $100 for possessing or smoking marijuana in a bid to decriminalize small amounts of pot.
Advocates for marijuana legalization want District of Columbia voters to decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.
A correctional officer has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for her role in a vast drug-smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center.