In just two months marijuana could be decriminalized in the nation’s capital. Tuesday afternoon the D.C. City Council overwhelmingly gave approved the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014 with only one council member voting against it and one voting present. The bill now moves to the mayor who is expected to sign it. The [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday March 4, 2014 12:12 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday February 4, 2014 2:32 pm|
Possession of small amounts of marijuana should soon be decriminalized in the nation’s capital.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday January 15, 2014 6:20 pm|
79 percent of the District wants marijuana either legalized or at least decriminalized. D.C. clearly has one of the most pro-marijuana reform electorates in the country.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday January 15, 2014 11:16 am|
If all goes well, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana will soon be decriminalized in the nation’s capital. Wednesday the D.C. Council took the first step towards adopting the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014. The bill unanimously won approval in committee so it will soon go before a vote of the full council where it is expected to pass.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 24, 2013 12:15 pm|
The penalty for the possession of a small amount of marijuana in the District of Columbia may soon be the same as a parking ticket. Over the past two days the DC council held hearings on a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in the district.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday April 17, 2013 11:55 am|
According to a new PPP poll for the Marijuana Policy Project, the people of Washington D.C. overwhelming support marijuana legalization.
If a legalization initiative, like the ones on the ballot last year in Colorado and Washington State, was to be placed on the ballot in the District it would be supported by 63 percent of D.C. voters. The poll found only 30 percent of District residents would oppose it
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday July 10, 2012 11:05 am|
This November the voters in our nation’s capital will likely have the opportunity to ban campaign donations by corporations to local politicians. The Group D.C. Public Trust recently turned in over 30,000 signature to get their initiative on the ballot this year.