Statement on Attorney General Sessions

DCMJ Urges President Trump to Stop Sessions from Reversing Course of Legalization WASHINGTON, DC — Legalization advocates DCMJ, the organization that spearheaded Initiative 71 that legalized cannabis in the District of Columbia, issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the Senate … Continue reading

INVITE: The B.U.D. Summit — Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Business, Understanding, & Development Summit (BUD Summit) is an effort to facilitate innovation and education for the cannabis industry on the East coast. On August 20 in Washington, DC, we will capture the explosion of cannabis business, policy, culture, … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: DC Residents Raise DC Liberty Pole on National Mall to Demand Equality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 15, 2015 CONTACT: ADAM EIDINGER (202)744-2671NIKOLAS SCHILLER (202)805-1603 DC Residents Raise DC Liberty Pole on National Mall to Demand Equality Nonstop Vigil to Hold Site without Permit Until April 20 WASHINGTON, DC – Early Wednesday … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: DC Cannabis Campaign Undeterred Despite Congressional Attempt to Override Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 12, 2014 CONTACT: ZACK PESAVENTO(202) 420-1065 ZACK@DCMJ.ORG DC Cannabis Campaign Undeterred Despite Congressional Attempt to Override Election WASHINGTON, DC – The DC Cannabis Campaign castigated congressional leaders today for advancing a federal spending bill that … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: DC Cannabis Campaign Declares Victory in Historic Ballot Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 4, 2014 CONTACT: ZACK PESAVENTO(202) 420-1065 ZACK@DCMJ.ORG DC Cannabis Campaign Declares Victory in Historic Ballot Initiative WASHINGTON, DC – The DC Cannabis Campaign declared victory today on Ballot Initiative 71, which legalizes the limited possession … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: DC Marijuana Initiative Supporters Announce Election Night Party

PRESS ADVISORY 8:00pm–11:30pm EST, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 CONTACT: ZACK PESAVENTO(202) 420-1065 ZACK@DCMJ.ORG DC Marijuana Initiative Supporters Announce Election Night Party Proponents of Ballot Initiative 71, which legalizes the cultivation and possession of limited amounts of marijuana in the District … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: DC Cannabis Campaign Dismisses Obstruction Rumors on Initiative 71

PRESS RELEASE October 20, 2014 CONTACT: ZACK PESAVENTO(202) 420-1065 ZACK@DCMJ.ORG DC Cannabis Campaign Dismisses Obstruction Rumors on Initiative 71 Joint Public Hearing on October 30 to Consider Complementary ‘Tax and Regulate’ Bill WASHINGTON, DC — Supporters of Ballot Initiative 71 … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Ballot Initiative 71 Qualifies for November General Election Ballot

PRESS RELEASE August 6, 2014 CONTACT: DR. MALIK BURNETT (443) 821-0260 MBURNETT@DRUGPOLICY.ORG TONY NEWMAN (646) 335-5384 TNEWMAN@DRUGPOLICY.ORG Ballot Initiative 71 Qualifies for November General Election Ballot LEGALIZATION ENDS DISCRIMINATION: YES On 71 First Jurisdiction to Legalize Marijuana in a Racial … Continue reading

Press Release: DC Cannabis Campaign Collects Over 57,000 Signatures to Place Initiative #71 on General Election Ballot

PRESS RELEASE June 30, 2014 CONTACT: DR. MALIK BURNETT (443) 821-0260 MBURNETT@DRUGPOLICY.ORG ADAM EIDINGER (202)744-2671 ADAM@DCMJ.ORG DC Cannabis Campaign Collects Over 57,000 Signatures to Place Initiative #71 on General Election Ballot Members of Congress May Take Away DC Voter’s Right … Continue reading