Posts Tagged ‘paul zukerberg’

District Line Daily: Not the People’s Choice

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
A Superior Court judge ruled Friday that D.C. voters would definitely not be able to vote for the city's next attorney general in 2014.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

Two members of Congress are expected to [...]

District Line Daily: A Moving Election

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A judge in federal court weighed whether the District attorney general race would remain on the [...]

District Line Daily: Smokers’ Dilemma

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Councilman Kenyan McDuffie says he will introduce legislation that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco [...]

The Needle: Toking Tourists

Air and Spaced Museum: At-large D.C. Council candidate Paul Zukerberg says some of the District's marijuana arrests are caused by pot-packing tourists who, scared that museum security officers will find their pot, instead clumsily attempt to put their stash in a bush. "When you retrieve your bag (which has already been searched) it's off [...]

D.C.’s Race Disparity in Marijuana Charges Is Getting Worse

This weekend, dozens of marijuana activists converged on the National Mall to celebrate 4/20 and push for the drug's legalization. If photos and videos are any indication, most of the attendees were white. As a black man, I find their efforts laudable and hearteningly altruistic. D.C.'s campaign against marijuana is racist. If it wasn't, District marijuana enforcement [...]

Poll: 75 Percent of D.C. Residents Support Decriminalizing Pot Possession

Do Washingtonians want to be legally allowed to spark up this 4/20? A new poll from marijuana advocates says that they do.
Seventy-five percent of respondents to the poll, sponsored by the Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Policy Project, supported making marijuana possession a civil, not criminal offense. Sixty-three percent of residents polled also supported [...]

Soda Ban Popular With D.C. Council Candidates

If most of the candidates for an at-large D.C. Council seat get their way, a New York-style ban on large sodas could be in Washington's future. When asked at the Ward 3 Democrats debate last night, a majority of the seven candidates said they supported enacting a ban in the District on sodas larger than [...]

District Line Daily: Orange and the Rats

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Councilmember Vincent Orange helped keep open a wholesale food store run by a campaign contributor, even [...]

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