Pot Clubs: Yay or Nay?

Damian Riniker, with the Denver NORML chapter petitions to get a private cannabis club initiative on the Denver ballot. Denver voters may consider a ballot measure this fall to make the city the most populous place in the nation to expressly allow pot clubs. Our stance on the Colorado debate on…

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D.C. Council Votes To Permanently Ban Private Marijuana-Smoking Clubs

(image via katu) In November 2014, Washington D.C. voters approved a marijuana legalization initiative by an overwhelming margin (71%). Following the vote, the question came up whether or not private marijuana clubs were allowed. Marijuana sales are still illegal in DC. The D.C. Council put in place a temporary ban…

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Tuesday: DC Council Expected To Vote On Final Passage Of Permanent Ban On Marijuana Clubs

The Council of the District of Columbia has scheduled a final vote Tuesday on legislation that would permanently prohibit adult consumption of marijuana everywhere but a private residence.  Advocates warn that final passage of this bill will undermine existing laws that protect medical marijuana patients and yield more control over…

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DC Council Committee On The Judiciary Permanently Bans Marijuana Consumption In Private Clubs

Today the Council of the District of Columbia Committee on the Judiciary voted to dilute the will of District voters who approved Ballot Initiative 71 by passing unnecessary legislation largely outlawing adult marijuana use in the District. The passage of the controversial measure occurred under unusual circumstances. Almost no notice…

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Ban On Private Marijuana Clubs To Continue In Washington D.C.

Washington voters approved marijuana legalization in 2014. The success vote made cultivation, possession, and distribution for no consideration legal in D.C.. However, regulated sales are not legal. A temporary ban on private marijuana clubs went into effect in an attempt to curb public marijuana consumption. That makes it hard for…

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Many Oregon Marijuana Lounges, Cafes, And Clubs Will Be Illegal Starting In 2016

I have always wanted to open a marijuana themed video arcade. There are ‘barcades’ popping up all over Oregon right now, with a very straight forward recipe. Essentially you get a bunch of arcade games and offer food and alcohol. They are very popular, and I have always thought that…

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