Broken Promises In Washington: The Banning Of Marijuana Clubs

In 2015, the residents of the District of Columbia voted to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. The results of this vote should have brought much change in the District. Marijuana advocates believed that the citizens of D.C. had finally had … Read More

Why Rescheduling Marijuana is Important in the Fight for Legalization

Marijuana advocates have seen drug laws change over the past twenty years. Several states have legalized weed, and many states have decriminalized weed. The federal government is now about to decide whether marijuana should be rescheduled or not. This is … Read More

Look Out! A Marijuana Festival Is Coming To Washington

Watch out, Washington! A marijuana festival is coming to town. What does this mean? What are the rules? Who will be there? This event will be to celebrate marijuana’s legal status in D.C.  According to the Washington Post, “Last February, … Read More

An Update On Washington D.C.’s Legalization Policies

Last February, Washington D.C. became the first government on the East Coast to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Only Colorado and Washington had legalized marijuana beforehand, and Alaska had legalized marijuana that same day. As legalization has swept the country, … Read More

Marijuana Activists say, “The Fight Is Long From Over”

The future of marijuana seems to be clear. As more states legalize marijuana, the known effects of legalization continue to be released via news reports. In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. … Read More

2016 Presidential Candidates Take A Stance On Marijuana

The 2016 primaries are already underway. Much of this year’s election cycle news coverage has revolved around the foolish antics of the Republican Party’s presidential candidates. Serious issues- such as the environment, foreign policy, economic matters, and marijuana- have been … Read More

Celebrities Becoming More Open About Marijuana Use

Millions of Americans have smoked marijuana since it became popular in the 1960’s. In fact, marijuana use is so prevalent that it has become ingrained in pop culture. Going back to the 50’s, many celebrities have used marijuana. At first, … Read More

Shortage Of Medical Marijuana In DC

What happens when there is a shortage of medicine? If a shortage of traditional painkillers, antidepressants, or mood stabilizers occurred, a public outrage would ensue. Recently, a shortage of medical marijuana occurred in Washington D.C. Why did this happen? Where … Read More

Where Is The Legalization Of Marijuana Heading In 2016?

In the past twenty years, America’s marijuana laws have drastically changed. While recreational marijuana use is legal in only four states- Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington- and Washington D.C., sixteen states have decriminalized marijuana, giving only a ticket for possession. … Read More

The VA’s Medical Marijuana Policy May Be Changing

The VA’s medical marijuana policy may do an about face. Twenty years after California became the first state to allow medical marijuana, the VA may follow California’s and twenty-three other states’ footsteps. Studies have shown that medical marijuana helps patients … Read More

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