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Apr 8, 2014

D.C. Council Considers Lifting Restrictions on Medical Marijuana

D.C. Council Considers Lifting Restrictions on Medical Marijuana

All 13 members of the D.C. Council signed on to a bill that would lift restrictions on who qualifies for medical marijuana.

Nov 19, 2013

Group: Good Parents Can Smoke Pot

Group: Good Parents Can Smoke Pot

Parenting and pot can go hand in hand.

Apr 17, 2013

Illinois Doctors Ask For Medical Marijuana Legalization

Illinois Doctors Ask For Medical Marijuana Legalization

Nearly 250 Illinois physicians put their names behind a proposal Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for patients with serious illnesses, NBC 5 Chicago reported. The Illinois House is expected to vote...

Jun 18, 2013

D.C. Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations Named

D.C. Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations Named

The D.C. Department of Health announced on Tuesday the four locations that are eligible to become medical marijuana dispensaries in the District.

Apr 27, 2012

D.C. Picks Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers

D.C. Picks Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers

The D.C. Department of Health has selected six companies that are eligible to cultivate medical marijuana in the District.

Oct 13, 2011

Workgroup Explores Medical Marijuana for Maryland

Workgroup Explores Medical Marijuana for Maryland

Maryland's health secretary says academic institutions in the state are exploring the possibility of running a medical marijuana program in Maryland.

Aug 17, 2011

Montel's D.C. Pot Venture

Montel's D.C. Pot Venture

Montel Williams is part of a group applying for a license to sell and cultivate medical marijuana in Washington. The former talk show host, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, is one of the nation's most...

Apr 7, 2011

DC Passes Emergency Rule on Medical Marijuana

DC Passes Emergency Rule on Medical Marijuana

Mayor Vincent Gray announced rules governing the sale of medical marijuana in the District.

Jan 25, 2011

Montel Williams Pushes for Medical Marijuana

Montel Williams Pushes for Medical Marijuana

A former talk show hosts says marijuana is the only thing that takes away his pain.

May 4, 2010

Medical Marijuana a Step Closer in D.C.

Medical Marijuana a Step Closer in D.C.

The D.C. Council gave final approval to medical marijuana law, but will the federal government allow it?

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