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  1. Ron Strider

    OR: New Portland Food Delivery Service Includes Free Marijuana

    "Wait, so you provide free marijuana with every purchase?" "That's correct," says the owner of Local'd, a Washington D.C.-based delivery service that expanded to Portland in September 2017. (The owner requested anonymity for privacy.) Local'd delivers food products like cookies and candy –...
  2. Ron Strider

    DC: Norton Challenges Trump Administration On Its Support Of D.C. Marijuana Rider

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today used an Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on reauthorizing the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), which primarily focused on opioid policy, to challenge the Trump administration's support of the anti-home-rule rider...
  3. Ron Strider

    D.C. Marijuana Market: Stuck In A Gray Zone

    While public support for marijuana grows across the country, ambiguity surrounding marijuana laws in Washington, D.C., has provided an opportunity for online distributors. But it has also put consumers in a tricky spot. The District's recreational marijuana law, a voter-approved ballot...
  4. Ron Strider

    D.C. Council Passes Legislation Giving Pot Dispensing Preference To Black Businesses

    The D.C. Council has given minorities a hand up in the city’s new marijuana business as D.C. Department of Health statistics show that many local African-Americans are struggling with marijuana abuse. The council has passed emergency legislation mandating that medical marijuana dispensary...
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    Councilman David Grosso Proposes Bill To Tax And Regulate Marijuana In D.C.

    District of Columbia Councilman David Grosso is determined to institute a regulated marketplace for legal marijuana in the nation's capital. For the third time in just over three years, Grosso, an at-large councilmember, introduced a bill to tax and regulate cannabis sales in D.C. on Tuesday...
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    DC: Funky Piece Brings Cannabis Accessories To Adams Morgan

    Funky Piece Smoke Shop and Glass Gallery has arrived in Adams Morgan for all of your smoking and marijuana accessory needs. What started as an online store in 2012 by local bud enthusiast Matthew Bebawy, grew to a brick and mortar location after the successful passage of Initiative 71 in...
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    High On The Hill - D.C.'s Uncovered Cannabis Industry

    D.C. has a complicated relationship with marijuana policy. The capital of the nation is generally considered America's gray area when it comes to marijuana legalization. Although previously subjected to stringent federal laws, D.C. residents expressed their approval of the legalization bill...
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    DC State Fair To Hold Second-Annual Cannabis Contest

    Washington - After blazing the trail last year by putting on the first-ever cannabis competition at a state fair, the D.C. State Fair will hold its second-annual "Best Bud Contest" Sunday in Northeast D.C. Recreational cannabis growers who are D.C. residents age 21 and older were invited to...
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    DC State Fair To Hold Second-Annual Cannabis Contest

    Washington - After blazing the trail last year by putting on the first-ever cannabis competition at a state fair, the D.C. State Fair will hold its second-annual "Best Bud Contest" Sunday in Northeast D.C. Recreational cannabis growers who are D.C. residents age 21 and older were invited to...
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    DC Officials Grapple With Republican Congress Over Marijuana Law

    Officials in Washington, D.C., have called for a regulated market for marijuana consumption and redefined the issue as a threat to public health and safety, in an effort to circumvent Congressional blocks to the District's efforts to legalize the drug. The D.C. Department of Health released a...
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    D.C. Health Department Says Pot Sales Should Be Legal, But Congress Still Says No

    In the District, medical marijuana is legal, residents can possess up to two ounces of pot and they can grow up to six plants in their homes. Now a D.C. government agency says the city should take the next step and fully legalize the sale of marijuana. In a new report published by the D.C...
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    Marijuana Activists To Focus On Policy, Not Pot At DC's National Cannabis Festival

    Organizers of the first annual National Cannabis Festival in Washington, D.C. Saturday are banning weed from their rally in an effort to show Congress the cannabis community is responsible. Weed will be strongly discouraged at the event. Attendees are told to refrain from bringing or using...