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  • With pot legal, it’s time to talk with your kids

    WASHINGTON — Now that it’s legal to possess and use marijuana in the District, some experts say it’s time to have a discussion with your children about the drug. “Sit down and have an open…

  • Pot fight between DC mayor, Congress could cost the city

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser had little choice, given…

  • Weed in D.C. — what’s legal, what’s not

    WASHINGTON — As of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, marijuana became legal in the District of Columbia. Here’s information provided by the D.C. Government on what is legal and illegal under Initiative 71 — the ballot initiative…

  • Are ‘pot-friendly’ D.C. condos, apts. on the way?

    WASHINGTON — The legalization of pot for home use in D.C. has the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington doing outreach to landlords over how to deal with the changes. Nicola Whiteman, senior…

  • DC mayor: City to legalize pot despite threat from Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Possession of marijuana will become legal in the nation’s capital, Mayor Muriel Bowser reiterated Wednesday, defying a threat from Congress that she and other city leaders could face prison time for implementing…

  • DC moving forward with initiative for legal marijuana use

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It will soon be legal to grow small amounts of marijuana at home and smoke it on private property in the nation’s capital. But it can’t be sold, and the District of…

  • Acting US drug czar thinks DC should decide its own pot laws

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting U.S. drug czar says the federal government shouldn’t interfere with the District of Columbia’s move to legalize possession of marijuana for recreational use. Michael Botticelli said Friday that while he…

  • Local rapper incarcerated after police chase

    WASHINGTON — A local rapper who calls himself “Honest Abe” has been sentenced to prison time for doing some dishonest things. Abraham Kamara of Silver Spring, who has videos on YouTube under the names “Honest…

  • Va. state senator pushing for marijuana decriminalization

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia state senator says it’s time to decriminalize marijuana. Sen. Adam Ebbin, an Alexandria Democrat, has introduced a bill that would eliminate jail time for possession of the drug and…

  • Letter carrier sentenced for delivering marijuana

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A former letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Maryland has been sentenced for delivering packages of marijuana to a conspirator on her route. Twenty-seven-year-old Devona Charley of Washington was…

  • D.C. bike shop bans pot opponent Andy Harris

    Turns out there\’s a price to pay for upending the District\’s
    voter-approved measure to legalize marijuana.

  • D.C. mayor-elect says no to unregulated legal pot

    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.

  • Battle for pot not over; D.C. takes fight to the Hill

    D.C. voters overwhelmingly said \”yes\” to legalizing marijuana Tuesday. But members of Congress are already saying \”not so fast.\”

  • DC Council approves record sealing for pot crimes

    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…

  • Local pot laws change this week

    Starting Wednesday, Oct. 1, possessing a small amount of marijuana will no
    longer be a crime.