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President Obama to Meet with Group that Legalized Cannabis in D.C., Held Public Smoke-Out in Front of White House

In a surprise move,the White House has extended an invitation to meet with the leadership of the DC Cannabis Campaign (DCMJ), the organization that legalized cannabis in Washington D.C. in 2014 through a citizens initiative. The meeting, set for Monday, April 25, comes in the wake of DCMJ’s peaceful Reschedule 420 demonstration and smoke-out in …

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White House: Cannabis Policy a States’ Rights Issue

In a statement made yesterday the Obama Administration announced that it strongly opposes Republican efforts to block a cannabis decriminalization law from taking effect in Washington D.C., claiming that cannabis policy is a “states’ rights issue”. “The Administration strongly opposes the language in the bill preventing the District from using its own local funds to …

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Obama Administration: U.S. Won’t Sue to Overturn Cannabis Legalization in Colorado and Washington

Today the Obama Administration – through a memo sent to prosecutors across the nation, and a phone call made to governors in Colorado and Washington – made an official statement announcing that they won’t being suing to overturn recently-approved recreational legalization measures in Colorado and Washington, nor will they sue to overturn state medical cannabis …

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