Wells, Civil Rights Groups Push for Potent D.C. Pot Bill

The D.C. Council will have a chance Tuesday to vote on Wells’ bill that would decriminalize possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  On Tuesday, the D.C. Council will have a chance to pass what civil rights groups are calling the strongest marijuana decriminalization bill in the country. The proposal, offered by Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells, who represents Capitol Hill and is also running for mayor, would prevent police officers from stopping and searching Read the full article…

DC Council Could Vote To Decriminalize Recreational Marijuana Possession As Early As January

The bill would make possession of less than one ounce of marijuana a civil offense subject to a fine.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The D.C. Council could send a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Mayor Vincent Gray as early as January. That’s according to Councilmember Tommy Wells, who introduced the bill and chaired a committee hearing on the measure on Thursday. Nine of Wells’ 13 colleagues have signaled their support for the Read the full article…

DC Council Could Vote To Decriminalize Recreational Marijuana Possession As Early As January

The bill would make possession of less than one ounce of marijuana a civil offense subject to a fine.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The D.C. Council could send a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Mayor Vincent Gray as early as January. That’s according to Councilmember Tommy Wells, who introduced the bill and chaired a committee hearing on the measure on Thursday. Nine of Wells’ 13 colleagues have signaled their support for the Read the full article…