Posts Tagged ‘marijuana decriminalization’

District Line Daily: Hands Off Our Decriminalized Stash

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Rep. Andy Harris, a Republican Congressman from Maryland on the Appropriations Committee, is expected to introduce [...]

The Consequences of Smoking Pot in D.C. Depend on Where You’re Standing

Unless Congress objects, in July the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014 will take effect in D.C. But to say that pot will be decriminalized in the District would be an oversimplification. While possession will be reduced to a $25 civil fine, you still won’t be able to walk around with a lit joint. [...]

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: In the Privacy of Your Home

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The D.C. Council passed legislation Tuesday to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. If the [...]

District Line Daily: Mary Gray

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Mayor Vince Gray says he supports the District's marijuana decriminalization bill, with the condition that it [...]

The Needle: Best Party Crasher

 
New York Cool: It looks like UNIQLO, the Japanese clothing company that has its flagship U.S. store in SoHo, is coming to CityCenter in D.C. +5
Party Time: This could be the best picture of an attorney general/gubernatorial candidate you'll see in a while. +3

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