Maryland Governor Signs Medical Marijuana and Marijuana Decriminalization Laws

By: Monday April 14, 2014 10:09 am

Maryland becomes the 21st state with a functional medical marijuana law, and the 10th to be approved through the state legislature

Maryland Set to Decriminalize Marijuana After Gov. Pledges to Sign Bill

By: Monday April 7, 2014 2:45 pm

After some heated last minute maneuvers in the House of Delegates over the weekend the state of Maryland is set to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. On Monday, Gov. Martin O’Malley pledged to sign the marijuana decriminalization bill recently approved by the Senate. The quick statement of support was a surprise given that [...]

Pot Decriminalization Bills Advance in New Hampshire and Maryland

By: Thursday March 13, 2014 8:06 am

The steady march for marijuana reform continues as efforts to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana advance in both the New Hampshire and Maryland Legislature this week. On Wednesday the New Hampshire House voted overwhelmingly to decriminalize marijuana. House Bill 1625 was approved in a bipartisan vote of 215 to 92. If adopted [...]

D.C. Council Gives Final Approval to Marijuana Decriminalization

By: Tuesday March 4, 2014 11:52 am

In just two months marijuana could be decriminalized in the nation’s capital. Tuesday afternoon the D.C. City Council overwhelmingly gave approved the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014 with only one council member voting against it and one voting present. The bill now moves to the mayor who is expected to sign it. The [...]

BREAKING: D.C. Council Votes Overwhelmingly to Decriminalize Marijuana

By: Tuesday February 4, 2014 12:23 pm

Possession of small amounts of marijuana should soon be decriminalized in the nation’s capital. The D.C. City Council voted overwhelmingly for the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014. Only a single member of the council voted against it. The bill would make possession of up to an ounce of marijuana only a civil infraction [...]

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