A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
U.S. Capitol Police say a man tried to bring marijuana into the Senate Gallery.
A Maryland Senate panel has approved a measure to get the state’s medical marijuana law working.
A measure to get Maryland’s ineffective medical-marijuana law working cleared the Maryland House of Delegates by a large margin Monday.
A measure designed to make Maryland’s medical marijuana law effective moved a step forward on Saturday in the Maryland House of Delegates.
The Maryland Senate has passed a measure making marijuana possession a civil offense.
The Maryland Senate is set to vote Friday on whether to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
Maryland’s marijuana prohibition hurts more people than it helps, a veteran narcotics investigator told lawmakers Thursday. But he said police want to keep it illegal because drug enforcement is part of their professional culture.
A state delegate who’s running for governor held a rally with marijuana reform advocates before she urged other lawmakers to decriminalize the drug.
Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city’s voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.