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: DC Residents Submit Marijuana Voter Initiative For General Election

PRESS RELEASE January 15, 2014 CONTACT: Adam Eidinger 202-744-2671 Adam@DCMJ.org DC Residents Submit Marijuana Voter Initiative For General Election Passage Would Allow Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana WASHINGTON, DC – After soliciting comments from the public since October 2013 … Continue reading

Washington Times: D.C. proposal would allow ounce of weed, 6 plants per household

“Activists in Washington, D.C., plan to submit an initiative by week’s end that would put marijuana legalization on the ballot in the nation’s capital in November — making the city one of a handful of jurisdictions poised to ask voters … Continue reading

Georgetown Voice: Capital Cannabis – The campaign to legalize marijuana in Washington, D.C.

“Do not make references to anything illegal or you will be asked to leave.” For four years, that sign hung at Capitol Hemp, formerly the city’s largest vendor of hemp products and artisan glassware. The Adams Morgan headshop stocked everything … Continue reading

Legislative Summary: Simple Possession of Small Quantities Act (B20-409)

This legislative summary was written by Grant Smith, Policy Manager, Office of National Affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance: On July 10, 2013, Councilmember Tommy Wells (D- Ward 6) introduced the “Simple Possession of Small Quantities of Marijuana Decriminalization Act … Continue reading