Obama Opposes Effort to Stop D.C. Pot LegalizationPresident Barack Obama plans to sign a $1.1 trillion government spending bill if it reaches his desk, although he opposes a provision blocking the District of Columbia from legalizing marijuana.
D.C. Bans Pot Testing of Job ApplicantsPotential employers won't be able to test applicants for marijuana in the District of Columbia until after they've made a conditional job offer under a bill approved by the D.C. Council.
Pot-Friendly States Team Up on Capitol HillMembers 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.
D.C. Mayor-Elect Says No to Unregulated Legal PotThe 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.
GOP Congress to Weigh Legal Pot in D.C.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.
Majority of D.C. Voters Expected to Vote in Favor of Recreational PotResidents are expected to say 'yes' to legalizing small amounts of recreational marijuana on Nov. 4.
D.C. Adds Race to Nation's Debate on Legalizing MarijuanaA debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation's capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges.
5 Things To Know About Driving on Marijuana The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states — Colorado and Washington — and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel. What's not clear is whether that will translate into an increase in fatal crashes.
Police: Man Named 'Stoner' Arrested On Pot ChargesA Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.
D.C. Residents Will Vote on Legalizing Marijuana in November ElectionResidents in the District of Columbia will vote this fall on whether to legalize marijuana in the nation's capital.
D.C. Activists to Seek Local Aid From Congressman District of Columbia activists plan to ask a congressman who wants to block the city from liberalizing its marijuana laws to handle a host of other local concerns.