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Advocates Press For Marijuana Legalization Measure On D.C. Ballot

Adam Eidinger, a leading activist for the marijuana legalization initiative, spoke before the D.C. Board of Elections, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The District should set aside the warnings of its attorney general and let voters decide whether they want to legalize marijuana possession in the nation’s capital, advocates for the measure argued Tuesday before the D.C. Board of Elections. The band of marijuana advocates is seeking to make the District one of the Read the full article…

D.C. Attorney General Says Marijuana Legalization Referendum Would Violate Federal Law

The bill now goes to Mayor Vincent Gray, a Democrat, who supports eliminating criminal penalties and has said he will sign it, and the U.S. Congress, which can reject it.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  A proposed initiative to legalize possession of marijuana in the District should not be allowed on the November ballot because it violates federal law, the city’s attorney general wrote in an opinion issued to the Board of Elections. The opinion comes ahead of a scheduled Tuesday hearing during which the elections board will decide whether Read the full article…