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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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Breaking Down the 2014 Election, and What it Means for the Future of Cannabis Law Reform

It’s officially the day after the 2014 election, and although there were some tough defeats – namely Florida – the overall results were a huge victory for the cannabis reform movement, with two more states, plus the U.S. Capitol, legalizing cannabis. In Oregon, voters gave approval to Measure 91, a proposal which will legalize the …

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