Turns out there\’s a price to pay for upending the District\’s
voter-approved measure to legalize marijuana.
The mayor-elect in the nation\’s capital says she won\’t allow an initiative legalizing marijuana to take effect until D.C. has a system in place to tax and regulate the drug.
D.C. voters overwhelmingly said \”yes\” to legalizing marijuana Tuesday. But members of Congress are already saying \”not so fast.\”
BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has made further changes to marijuana laws in the nation’s capital as residents weigh whether to legalize pot. On Tuesday, the council unanimously approved a…
Starting Wednesday, Oct. 1, possessing a small amount of marijuana will no
longer be a crime.
It is an unintended consequence for the states that have legalized pot: More children showing up in emergency rooms. But it\’s not for
smoking pot — it\’s eating it.
In November, D.C. voters get to cast their ballots on the legalization of marijuana. And if local parents in the metro area are putting off that drug talk, experts say it\’s time to start.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police says two people have been arrested after a trooper found 100 grams of marijuana in a car during a traffic stop in Washington County. The Maryland State Police…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three dozen civil citations have been issued in the District of Columbia since marijuana possession was decriminalized, but so far none of the fines have been paid. Violators have 14 days…
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. Republican Rep. Andy Harris…
Could the decriminalization of marijuana in D.C. lead to renaming the area\’s famous group of museums the \”Smithstonian\”?
At least for the time being, it\’s no longer a criminal offense to carry a joint in your pocket in most of the nation\’s capital.
The battle over the District\’s law to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana has a new front, with the proposal of a local campaign that may ebb criticism from some House Republicans.
Maryland\’s new law decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana left something out: devices used to smoke that pot.
The controversy over decriminalizing marijuana is turning into a heated battle between two local leaders with differing approaches to drug laws.