Call & Email the DC Council! #AmendTheBan

The January 4th Legislative Meeting of the DC Council was a rollercoaster and we expect the February 1st meeting to be just as exciting. First the DC Council voted to #LetTheBanExpire, then the Mayor called members of the DC Council … 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

MyFoxDC: Marion Barry leads push to decriminalize marijuana possession in DC

DC Breaking Local News Weather Sports FOX 5 WTTG “There’s a push to decriminalize marijuana possession in the District. Some council members are currently drafting a bill. Ward-8 representative Marion Barry and Tommy Wells of Ward-6 are taking the lead. … 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

Washington Post: Marijuana policy groups kick off D.C. legalization campaign with poll

National and local advocates for marijuana policy reform are using a new poll to kick off a major push for the legalization or decriminalization of cannabis in the District — one that could include the pursuit of a ballot initiative … Continue reading