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

U.S. News & World Report: D.C. Councilman Pushes Marijuana Legalization, Predicts Congress Would Allow It

The nation’s capital has a higher per capita arrest rate for pot than any of the 50 states By STEVEN NELSON The first medical marijuana stores opened in Washington, D.C., less than two months ago, but the D.C. Council is … Continue reading

Washington Examiner: D.C. residents, candidates support marijuana decriminalization

Three-quarters of registered voters in D.C. support decriminalizing marijuana possession and making it punishable by just a $100 citation, according to a survey of 1,621 voters conducted by Public Policy Polling. All the leading candidates in the at-large D.C. Council … Continue reading