Press Release: DC Residents Submit Marijuana Voter Initiative For General Election PRESS RELEASE January 15, 2014 CONTACT: Adam Eidinger 202-744-2671 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

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

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News Coverage of the DC Marijuana Decriminalization Hearings

Nyaungdon Over 40 witnesses testified and more than 100 District residents attended the historic marijuana decriminalization hearings this week. Below are some of the news articles & videos that were generated: SOURCE: CNN Situation Room SOURCE: DC FOX 5 NBC 4 … Continue reading

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

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WJLA: Marijuana possession would be decriminalized for small amounts under proposal

On Wednesday, Councilman Tommy Wells introduced legislation to de-criminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in D.C. If passed, the drug would still be illegal, but possession would no longer mean a misdemeanor resulting in arrest. Instead of a criminal … Continue reading

DC Fox 5: New legislation pushes to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in DC

WASHINGTON – D.C. council-member Tommy Wells announced new legislation to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. His announcement followed a report by the ACLU that finds D.C. has the most arrests for pot possession than any other city in the U.S. … 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