Posts Tagged ‘d.c. marijuana’

Phil Mendelson Says It’s His “Duty” to Send Marijuana Law to Congress

D.C. and Congress get ready to rumble.

District Line Daily: Working Around Congress

The Virginia governor will call for stricter guns laws in the state.

Can D.C. Still Legalize Marijuana? Depends What “Enact” Means

An ambiguously written provision in the cromnibus could work in D.C.'s favor.

District Line Daily: House Passes Spending Bill With Anti-Marijuana Rider

But there's still hope for legal pot in D.C.

Nancy Pelosi Wants Two “Offensive” Provisions Out of Spending Bill. D.C. Marijuana Isn’t One of Them.

House Democrats won't fight to preserve Initiative 71.

What the Heck Happened to D.C.’s Legal Marijuana Yesterday?

The attempt by Congress to hijack local laws (again), explained

Congress May Block D.C. Marijuana Legalization Law

This could invalidate D.C.'s voters overwhelming support of Initiative 71.

Pot-Friendly Legislators Meet to Fight Congress Preemptively

Pro-marijuana states will meet to ensure the federal government doesn't mess with state laws.

Marijuana Could Be a $130 Million Annual Market in D.C.

It's still unclear how much cash legal pot would bring to city coffers.

Nearly Half of the $25 Pot Fines Issued So Far Were Issued East of the Anacostia River

In the first two weeks since marijuana was decriminalized in D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department cited 27 people for carrying less than an ounce of pot—with nearly half the citations issued in a police district that covers much of Southeast D.C., including Anacostia, Naylor Gardens, and Barry Farm.
Police also issued eight citations in an area that includes [...]

District Line Daily: One Week, Five Pot Citations

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Five people were cited for pot possession in D.C. in the first week after the city's new marijuana decriminalization [...]

White House Threatens to Veto Bill That Would Kill D.C.’s Marijuana Decriminalization Law

The White House threatened Monday to veto the 2015 House appropriations bill,  which contains a buried amendment that would effectively quash D.C.'s marijuana decriminalization bill.
In June, Republican Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland, who sits on the House Appropriations Committee, tacked on an amendment to the larger appropriations bill that said D.C. could not use any of its money [...]

District Line Daily: On A Roll

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The D.C. Cannabis Campaign says it has collected twice the number of required signatures to [...]

Congressman Still Not Sure Whether He’ll Try to Block D.C. Marijuana Decriminalization

Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. John Fleming suggested that he might introduce legislation to block D.C.'s new law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, telling Roll Call that he wanted to block the legislation because the District is "the only place I have a say." Unfortunately for decriminalization advocates on the edge of their seats, the Louisiana Republican is still deciding whether [...]

District Line Daily: Money Street Corridor

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Food and beverage sales in the Logan Circle/14th Street Corridor in 2013 came in at $68 [...]

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