In a town where even the crunchiest causes have suited-up lobbyists behind them, Adam Eidinger, one of the District’s top marijuana activists, matches his ideals refreshingly well. He sports a military surplus jacket, orange glasses, and a thin, vaguely pharaonic goatee. Eidinger, the former owner of a hemp shop, speaks glowingly about a Washington state [...]
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Backers of a marijuana bill pulled their proposed referendum from the Board of Elections last month. Now they're giving it another shot, and they're asking for the public's help.
DCMJ, an umbrella group of marijuana legalization supporters, is taking suggestions for the initiative on its website. They're aiming to resubmit the initiative to the Board of Elections [...]
Facing opposition from the District's attorney general, supporters of a referendum to decriminalize marijuana withdrew their proposed ballot initiative today. But according to Adam Eidinger, one of the referendum's backers, that was all part of the plan.
The initiative includes language offering drug treatment and awareness. That runs afoul of the District's prohibition on referendums appropriating city [...]