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

Join Us For A Community Conversation on DC Marijuana Laws and Ballot Initiative 71

Join us for Monday night’s Community Conversation on DC Marijuana Laws and Ballot Initiative 71, which will be taking place from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Shiloh Baptist Church (at the corner of 9th & P St. NW, near the Shaw/Howard … 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

Poll Shows 65% Support Ballot Initiative 71

Source: Washington Post On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the NBC4 / Washington Post / Marist Poll, which asked over 1200 voters their opinion on Ballot Initiative 71, was released to the public. As you can see above, the poll shows … Continue reading

You Have 1 Week Left To Sign Our Petition!

The DC Cannabis Campaign has entered the home stretch in our circulating petition effort. So far we’ve collected over 45,000 signatures from DC voters, but we still haven’t reached our goal of 70,000 signatures. We hope you will help us … Continue reading

Formulation of the short title, summary statement, and legislative text for Initiative No. 71, the “Legalization of Possession of Marijuana for Personal Use Act of 2014.”

On Friday, April 5, 2014, the DC Board of Elections published their formulation of the short title, summary statement, and legislative text for Initiative No. 71, the “Legalization of Possession of Marijuana for Personal Use Act of 2014.” Up next, … Continue reading

Press Release: DC Cannabis Campaign Calls On Mayor Gray To Issue Moratorium On Marijuana Arrests

PRESS RELEASE March 4, 2014 CONTACT: Adam Eidinger 202-744-2671 Adam@DCMJ.org DC Cannabis Campaign Calls On Mayor Gray To Issue Moratorium On Marijuana Arrests Congressional Review May Take Three Months and DC Residents Should Not Continue To Be Arrested WASHINGTON, DC … 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