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Now for some good news: On Election Day nearly all of the cannabis-related ballot initiatives passed! (Sorry Arizona, you got outspent!) The number of Americans living in states with legal cannabis grew from roughly 17 million to over 67 million … Continue reading

#ShowYourGrow – Photos of DC’s Legal Indoor Cannabis Gardens

As we gear up toward this Fall’s first legal cannabis harvest in Washington, DC, we’d love to share photos of your indoor cannabis gardens. Dubbed #ShowYourGrow on Twitter, we’d like to start including photographs in future DCMJ emails, as well … 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: Marijuana Prohibition Ends in DC as Initiative 71 Takes Effect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 26, 2015 CONTACT: ZACK PESAVENTO(202) 420-1065 ZACK@DCMJ.ORG Marijuana Prohibition Ends in DC as Initiative 71 Takes Effect Ballot Initiative Clears Congressional Review Period WASHINGTON, DC – The DC Cannabis Campaign marked the end of marijuana … 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

Washington Post: Advocates press for marijuana legalization measure on D.C. ballot

The District should set aside the warnings of its attorney general and let voters decide whether they want to legalize marijuana possession in the nation’s capital, advocates for the measure argued Tuesday before the D.C. Board of Elections. The band … Continue reading

Press Release: The DC Cannabis Campaign Prepares to Fight for Ballot Access

PRESS RELEASE February 24, 2014 CONTACT: Adam Eidinger 202-744-2671 Adam@DCMJ.org The DC Cannabis Campaign Prepares to Fight for Ballot Access Attorney General’s Analysis Won’t Hold Up in Court WASHINGTON, DC – On February 25, 2014, the DC Board of Elections … Continue reading

Washington Post: Some on D.C. Council plan bills to ease penalties for having marijuana

“Some D.C. Council members are crafting legislation to lessen the penalties for marijuana possession, hoping to settle the matter before outside groups petition the issue onto the ballot. Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) and Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) — who as … Continue reading