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Marijuana Decriminalized in D.C. For Now

A new law takes effect Thursday that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana in the nation’s capital.

07/16/2014

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Maryland’s Marijuana Law Failed to Decriminalize Pot-Smoking Paraphernalia

The Montgomery County Council is calling on Maryland lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of devices used to smoke marijuana.

07/08/2014

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D.C. Pot Group Submits Signatures to Let Voters Decide on Marijuana Legalization

Supporters of a ballot initiative that would let District of Columbia voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of marijuana should be legal in the nation’s capital say they’ve got the signatures required to put the measure on November’s ballot.

07/07/2014

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Woman Says Fast Food Restaurant Served Her Pot

A Frederick, Maryland, woman says she was served a bag of marijuana with her fast-food order at a Sonic drive-in.

06/29/2014

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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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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

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‘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

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Poll: 69 Percent Of Americans Say Alcohol More Harmful Than Marijuana

In a national survey that shows the American public is ready for a truce in the ongoing war on drugs, a two-thirds majority of U.S. adults (67 percent) say that the government should focus more on providing treatment for people using drugs such as heroin and cocaine instead of jail time.

04/04/2014

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Police: Man Tries to Bring Pot to Senate Gallery

U.S. Capitol Police say a man tried to bring marijuana into the Senate Gallery.

03/27/2014

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