District of Columbia
Cannabis Expungement Law Takes Effect in D.C.
Residents of Washington, D.C. can now take steps to have marijuana-related convictions expunged from their record, thanks to a new law that took effect last week.
March 17, 2023
Washington, D.C. Mayor Signs Medical Pot Bill
Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a new bill that is making some major changes to the capital’s medical cannabis program.
February 2, 2023
Washington, D.C. Passes Bill To Expand Medical Weed Sales
Local lawmakers in Washington, D.C. have approved a bill to expand the city’s medical marijuana economy, including a path to legitimacy for cannabis gifting shops.
December 28, 2022
Biden Signs Bill To Expand Medical Cannabis Research
The measure removes certain federal barriers.
December 6, 2022
Cannabis Legalization Hearing Held by Congressional Committee
Multiple U.S. Representatives questioned seven cannabis advocates to discuss legalization at the federal level in a recent hearing.
November 15, 2022
Activists To Demonstrate For Cannabis Clemency in D.C.
Hip hop legends Redman and M1 of Dead Prez will join cannabis policy activists and justice reform advocates to call for cannabis clemency at a White House protest on Monday.
October 21, 2022
Washington, D.C. Cannabis Company Sues City, Demands Return of $750,000
The cops seized cash from a Washington, D.C. dispensary last year, and now the co-owners are filing a lawsuit to get it back.
October 20, 2022
Biden Weed Pardon Spurs Reaction From Cannabis Community and Beyond
President Biden’s announcement that he would pardon federal marijuana possession convictions drew quick praise, and some rebuke.
October 7, 2022
In Historic Move, Biden Announces He Will Pardon Thousands of Federal Cannabis Offenses
Biden will pardon thousands of people with federal offenses for simple cannabis possession and look at the classification of cannabis under Schedule 1.
October 6, 2022
House Committee Approves Two Bills To Expunge, Seal Pot Records
Bills passed out of House committee on bipartisan vote.
September 23, 2022