D.C. preps for $130m marijuana industry ahead of voter approval

Residents of Washington, D.C. began early voting on October 25. One of the choices on their ballots is whether to approve Initiative 71. The ballot initiative would legalize marijuana for recreational use. With less than a week left to vote, however, the city isn’t waiting for the results to begin planning the next step. The D.C. City CouncilContinue reading “D.C. preps for $130m marijuana industry ahead of voter approval”

D.C. Cannabis Legalization Ballot Initiative is a Go

The Washington Times reported on Tuesday that cannabis advocates in the District of Columbia have turned in enough signatures to put a retail cannabis initiative on the ballot in November. The D.C. Board of Elections requires 22,500 valid signatures for a ballot initiative; organizer Adam Eidinger brought 57,000 signatures to the Board on Monday. It’sContinue reading “D.C. Cannabis Legalization Ballot Initiative is a Go”