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Tonight at midnight, having 2 ounces of marijuana and growing it indoors will be legal in Washington D.C. But that's about all that's certain.

Federal officials say federal law trumps the voter-approved D.C. law, and if city officials go forward with it, they may be subject to arrest.

Earlier this month, the D.C. city council was forced to cancel a public hearing on regulating marijuana, after the District's attorney general warned councilors and their staffers would face fines or jail time for holding the hearing.

Vincent Orange, chair of the Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs of the Council of the District of Columbia.

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  • Vincent Orange, chair of the Committee on Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs of the Council of the District of Columbia. He tweets @VincentOrangeDC.

This segment aired on February 25, 2015.

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