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D.C. Council OKs Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana

The D.C. Council approved a bill Tuesday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in the city.

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BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Let's Legalize Pot!

President Obama recently made perhaps the strongest endorsement by any sitting president on relaxing marijuana laws.

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Pot Takes a Step Closer to Decriminalization in D.C.

The D.C. Council committee that deals with public safety issues approved a bill Wednesday that would make possessing and using marijuana a civil — rather than a criminal — offense.

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EDITORIAL: Decriminalize It

Every year, thousands of young, primarily black men are arrested for marijuana possession and for the vast majority, that act will have a tremendous impact on the course their lives take going forward.

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D.C. Moves Toward Lesser Sanctions for Pot Possession

The District of Columbia is joining a growing number of states and cities which are reversing their positions with regards to marijuana use.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Young Futures at Stake over Marijuana

Far too many of our young people have had their lives ruined in the court system for possessing small amounts of marijuana.

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Decriminalizing Pot in D.C. Has Strong Support

A bill to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana has been introduced by a D.C. Council member and it appears that he has a large number of District residents who support his efforts.