Tag: d.c. cannabis legalization

DC Council Looks Into Emergency Funds To Snub Congress And Legalize Cannabis Sales

By Jonah Bennett, The Daily Caller The D.C. City Council is continuing to snub Congress by exploring ways to use emergency reserve funds to implement a regulatory framework for marijuana. According to councilmembers, the city may be able to tap in emergency reserve funds to get around the prohibition set in place by Congress which states that the …

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D.C. Mayor-Elect Announces Support for Legalizing Cannabis Sales

On Tuesday, voters in Washington D.C. approved an initiative to legalize the possession of up to two ounces of cannabis, and the private cultivation of up to six cannabis plants, for those 21 and older. Unlike legalization initiatives approved in Alaska and Oregon this election (and Washington and Colorado in 2012), D.C.’s Initiative 71 doesn’t …

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