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.
Police say they seized several boxes of marijuana-infused candy just in time before kids take to the streets for trick-or-treating.
With District of Columbia residents poised to legalize possession of marijuana, the D.C. Council is starting to consider whether to allow its legal sale.
Residents are expected to say ‘yes’ to legalizing small amounts of recreational marijuana on Nov. 4.
A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation’s capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges.