Posts Tagged ‘Cannabis’

Marijuana Activists Will Demonstrate in Front of the White House Tomorrow With a ’51-Foot Joint’

They're meeting tonight to discuss final details for Saturday's protest.

D.C. Council Tables Permanent Cannabis Club Ban, Approves Task Force to Study Them

Legal-weed advocates largely saw the vote as a victory.

D.C. Council Committee Approves Language for Permanent Cannabis Club Ban

A Council vote this afternoon was a low for legal marijuana advocates.

Capital Cannabis: We’re Almost There

The District’s Department of Health finally released patient application forms for medical marijuana on Tuesday—the last hurdle for patients seeking the substance. Now, medical marijuana dispensaries could be open and operating as early as next week, says Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn.
It’s been a long and frustrating journey for Kahn, who founded medical marijuana dispensary the Takoma [...]

D.C. Booze Police Removed From Pot Patrol

Mayor Adrian Fenty's  administration sparked some heady debate when it announced plans this past summer to put city liquor regulators—not health officials—in charge of medical marijuana distribution in the District.
Oh, sure, patients and doctors would register with the Department of Health, but the growers and sellers would instead be subject to the city's Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board [...]

Pot Shop 101: How Much to Start Up a D.C. Marijuana Dispensary?

Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn and wife Stephanie Kahn have a simple plan for bankrolling their controversial proposed medical-marijuana facility on Blair Road NW. "We plan on financing this from our personal life savings," he says.
How much are we talking? Well, that's a bit, um, hazy at the moment.
The biggest expense will likely be the price of the herbal remedy itself, [...]

D.C.’s Pot Prescription Pad

In his excellent cover story for this week's dead-tree edition of Washington City Paper—alas, not printed on hemp paper—Chris Shott chronicles the efforts of Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn to open the first of the cannabis dispensaries legalized under the District's medical-marijuana referendum.
The piece notes that Kahn's venture won't be quite as easy as just, say, selling [...]