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
Biden Mentions Freeing Prisoners with Cannabis Convictions in MLK Day Speech
President Joe Biden spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event where he discussed many topics, including civil rights, job growth, his infrastructure law, and pardons for federal cannabis convictions.
January 18, 2023
Afroman Announces 2024 Run for President
Rapper Afroman has declared he is running for president in 2024, promising to be the “Cannabis Commander in Chief.”
December 23, 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
Flight Passenger on Mushrooms Causes Chaos Mid-Flight
Maybe don’t take a full dose of psilocybin mushrooms on a flight full of strangers.
October 10, 2022
Trump Urges ‘Very Quick Trial’ and Death Penalty for Drug Dealers
Former President Donald Trump called for quick trials and executions of drug traffickers during a Washington, D.C. speech to a conservative political group.
July 28, 2022
Biden Says He’s ‘Working On’ Bill To Release Cannabis Inmates
President Biden, returning to Washington after a trip to the Middle East, told reporters that no one “should be in prison for the use of marijuana.”
July 18, 2022
D.C. City Council Rejects Proposal To Penalize ‘Gifting’ Shops
The bill was backed by the medical cannabis industry of D.C., which says the unregulated shops are hurting their business.
April 6, 2022