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

By Jonah Bennett, The Daily Caller

The D.C.030926-F-2828D-080 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 city cannot spend Fiscal Year 2015 funds “to enact any law, rule, or regulation to legalize or otherwise reduce penalties associated with [marijuana’s] possession, use, or distribution,” Marijuana.com reports.

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