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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Norton To Warn Congress About Interfering With D.C.

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants Congress to know that it wouldn’t be wise to interfere in local District of Columbia affairs during the budget process.

05/19/2014

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Congressman: No Plans To ‘Negate’ D.C. Pot Law

A Republican congressman says he doesn’t intend to “negate” a law decriminalizing possession of marijuana in the District of Columbia.

05/09/2014

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Health Insurers Just Say No To Marijuana Coverage

Patients who use medical marijuana for pain and other chronic symptoms can take an unwanted hit: Insurers don’t cover the treatment, which costs as much as $1,000 a month.

05/08/2014

Americans are warming up to legalizing marijuana, but just say no to cyber casinos. (credit: Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Poll: U.S. Warms To Legalized Marijuana, Firmly Against Online Gambling

A new poll finds that Americans are split over whether marijuana should be legalized for recreational use. But the poll finds them solidly opposed to online gambling.

05/08/2014

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks to reporters after touring the New Stamping Center April 25, 2014 in Detroit, Mich. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Lew Defends Administration’s Guidelines To Banks Conducting Transactions With Legal Pot Sellers

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday defended the Obama administration’s guidelines to banks conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers as congressional Republicans questioned whether the guidance amounts to tacit federal approval of a drug illegal in most states.

04/29/2014

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New Initiative Could Decriminalize Small Amounts of Pot

D.C. voters may get a chance to legalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana this November.

04/23/2014

File photo of bong smoker. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘God Keeps Me High': Easter on 4/20, Pot Holy Day

Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover’s highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo.

04/18/2014

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Study Finds Signs of Brain Changes in Pot Smokers

A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say.

04/15/2014

File photo of a man smoking a marijuana cigarette. (credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Confronting Marijuana Law’s Challenges in Md.

A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.

04/14/2014

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

O’Malley Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, starting Oct. 1.

04/14/2014

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