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2014 DC #Decriminalization Law Worked - #Marijuana Arrests Dropped From 2,682 to 226 - via #WaPo

The Washington Post reports that after decriminalization of marijuana became law in the District of Columbia on July 18, 2014, marijuana arrested dropped from 2,682 in the first half of the year, to only  222 more words

Marijuana

DC legalizes pot in capital, despite threats from Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia defied threats from Congress and moved forward Thursday with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.

Despite last-minute maneuvers by Republican leaders in Congress and threats that city leaders could face prison time, D.C. 681 more words

National / World

DC Mayor Vows To Move Forward With Marijuana Legalization Despite Republican Threats Of Jail

THIS, from the Republican party, the party of “limited fedeeral government” and “we listen to the people.” Unless, of course, it’s a district full of people the Republicans love to bash for political purposes. 29 more words

Republicans

Marijuana Goes Legal At 12:01 AM In Alaska And Washington D.C.

America is getting greener every day. Voter approved ballot initiatives to fully legalize marijuana passed last November in Alaska and Washington D.C. This week they are going into effect. 

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Current Events

Pot/DC: Conservatives hate democracy like they hate change - UPDATED

Marijuana advocates’ hopes that the U.S. capital would easily follow in the footsteps of Denver or Seattle in clearing the way for lawful pot use are set to go up in smoke this week.

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Politics