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Obama’s 2016 Budget Would Allow D.C. to Legalize and Regulate Cannabis Sales

President Obama on Monday released his proposal for the federal government’s 2016 budget. As part of the 2,000-page, $4 trillion proposed budget, Obama is calling for a reversal of recent congressional action that prohibits the District of Columbia from legalizing recreational cannabis sales. In November, D.C. voters overwhelmingly approved an initiative that legalized the possession …

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Proposal to Legalize Cannabis Retail Outlets Filed in Washington D.C.

D.C. Councilmembers David Grosso, Vincent Orange, Jack Evans and Brianna K. Nadeau have filed the Marijuana Legalization and Regulation Act of 2015 (B21-0023), a proposal to legalize sales of recreational cannabis, including establishing a framework for legal cannabis retail outlets. The introduction of the proposal comes just over two months after D.C. voters overwhelmingly approved …

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