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D.C. Mayor Signs Bill Allowing Physicians to Recommend Medical Cannabis for Any Condition

Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed into law Council Bill 20-0876 late last week. The proposal, titled the Medical Marijuana Expansion Emergency Amendment Act of 2014, allows a physician to recommend medical cannabis to anyone they believe will benefit from it, regardless of the underlying condition. The bill was passed as “emergency legislation”, meaning it …

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D.C. Mayor Signs Measure Decriminalizing Cannabis

Washington D.C. Mayor Vince Gray has officially signed┬áCouncil Bill 20-409, a measure to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis, reducing the charge from an arrestable misdemeanor to a simple $25 ticket. The proposal was approved by the D.C. Council earlier this month with only one councilmember voting in opposition. The bill …

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