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KEENAN SAMWAY FOR THE HOYA

Chronicling the Grass-Roots Fight for Legal Pot in DC

The 21st century has been marked by calls across the United States for the legalization of marijuana, with lobbyists and college students coming together in advocacy and protest. Under federal law, the use and possession of marijuana is illegal, but state-level policies differ significantly. In 29 states and Washington, D.C.,[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Drug Issue, Features, Guide - Top, The Guide

Congressional Spending Bill Blocks DC Marijuana Legalization

The Congressional spending bill released yesterday night includes a provision to prevent the implementation of Initiative 71, which would legalize marijuana in the District. “None of the funds contained in this Act may be used to enact any law, rule or regulation to legalize or otherwise reduce penalties associated with[Read More…]

by December 10, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

University Policy Unaffected by Marijuana Decriminalization

Marijuana decriminalization arrived in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, after a law passed by the D.C. Council in March took effect at midnight, but the university’s marijuana policy will see no change. Under the new stipulation, possession and private use of less than one ounce of marijuana will now be considered[Read More…]

by July 17, 2014 2 comments City News, News, News - Top