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