Bill Would Change Returning Citizen Status for D.C. Cannabis Industry

A new bill being introduced in D.C.would make it possible for returning citizens, those with a felony or misdemeanor cannabis offenses, to work in the cannabis industry. It was introduced last week and would repeal the part of the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1999 that currently…

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Bill Would Change Returning Citizen Status for D.C. Cannabis Industry

A new bill being introduced in D.C.would make it possible for returning citizens, those with a felony or misdemeanor cannabis offenses, to work in the cannabis industry. It was introduced last week and would repeal the part of the Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Initiative of 1999 that currently…

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Racial Bias In Pots Arrests Still Prevalent In D.C. Despite Legalization

Five years after the legalization of cannabis in Washington, D.C., racial bias is still prevalent in arrests for marijuana-related offenses in the nation’s capital, according to an analysis of police records by the Washington Post. Between 2015 and 2019, nearly 90% of those arrested for cannabis-related crimes in Washington, D.C.…

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D.C. cannabis crusader moves to Maryland to take on marijuana nemesis, Rep. Andy Harris

Adam Eidinger may be Washington’s best-known cannabis crusader. He led a successful campaign to decriminalize possession and private use of small amounts of pot. He held a smoke-in outside the White House that featured a 51-foot replica of a joint. And he’s been arrested nearly two dozen times. But Eidinger…

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Supreme Court sides with D.C. police over partygoers in wild bash

Published: Jan 22, 2018, 3:34 pm • Updated: Jan 22, 2018, 3:34 pm By Jessica Gresko, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided Monday with police over partygoers in a dispute about arrests at a 2008 bash at a vacant home that had been turned into a…

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Washington D.C. Mayor to Propose Doubling Possession Limit for Patients

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest In Washington D.C. – the capital of the United States – the possession and use of medical cannabis is legal for those who receive a recommendation from a physician. Patients can purchase their cannabis from a licensed dispensary, although they can only purchase and…

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Tomorrow: D.C. Council Primary Could Have A Big Impact On Marijuana Policy

Below is a very important reminder out of Washington D.C.: Election day is almost here! The polls will be open tomorrow, Tuesday June 14, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the Democratic primary election. If you are a first-time voter, you can register at the same time as you…

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Urge D.C. Judiciary Committee To Improve Medical Marijuana Program

I received the following alert out of DC: While D.C. has an effective medical marijuana program, there is still room for improvement. Two bills are pending to do just that, but they’re stalled in the Judiciary Committee. Click here to urge all the Judiciary Committee members to make sure these…

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Join NORML In Washington D.C. For Our 2016 National Conference and Congressional Lobby Day

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director We are excited to have finalized the agenda for our 2016 National Conference and Congressional Lobby Day! You can check out the full itinerary here. Day one will include panel discussions on a variety of topics, including the prospects of marijuana law reform in…

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