It took nearly 15 years after voters approved medical marijuana for it to become available in the District of Columbia, but the next major change to pot laws in the nation’s capital is on the fast track.
Advocates for medical marijuana in the District of Columbia say the city’s strict rules are having a chilling effect on the use of the drug.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed 11 members to Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Commission.
The D.C. Department of Health may start subsidizing medical marijuana for low income city residents.
The first legal medical marijuana purchase in the District of Columbia in more than seven decades took place Monday evening.
The first legal, medical marijuana purchase for $250 in D.C. took place Monday evening.
The D.C. Department of Health hopes the city’s medical marijuana program will be up and running by the end of June, and District residents have been able to submit applications to take part since the beginning of June.
District residents may now submit applications to take part in a long-awaited medical marijuana program, but they need to be prepared to pay the fees associated with it.
Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made with the drug, a Colorado study suggests.
Opponents of capital punishment marked a milestone Thursday as Maryland became the first state south of the Mason-Dixon line to abolish the death penalty in nearly 50 years, joining only West Virginia.