On March 17, 2017, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser signed Bill 220138, increasing the medical marijuana dispensary cap from five to six and greenlighting an application period for a sixth dispensary to be located in Ward 7 or Ward 8.
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On Sept. 21, 2016, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser announced changes to the city’s medical marijuana program. Included in the changes is a proposal to increase the amount of medical marijuana a patient can purchase within a 30-day period from two ounces to four.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH) announced modifications to the Medical Marijuana Program that will work to improve patient access, remove potential barriers and spur innovation in the District’s medical program.
On April 19, 2016, the Council of the District of Columbia passed Bill 21-0107, permanently banning private marijuana clubs and public marijuana consumption.
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The D.C. Council today again reversed its position on a law banning the consumption of marijuana anywhere outside a private home, even though it is legal for adults to use and possess up to two ounces of marijuana in the District.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today the Council of the District of Columbia Committee on the Judiciary voted to dilute the will of District voters who approved Ballot Initiative 71 by passing unnecessary legislation largely outlawing adult marijuana use in the District.
On Jan. 5, 2016, the Council of the District of Columbia voted 7-6 to keep the ban on private marijuana clubs; however, it went to a second vote.
On Dec. 10, 2015, the Council of the District of Columbia Committee on the Judiciary held a public hearing to discuss the Marijuana Decriminalization Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2015, a temporary law that bans marijuana consumption in private clubs.
On Saturday, February 28, 2015, ArcView Market Research and Viridian Capital Research will co-host a session on “Funding Your Cannabusiness” at the Comfytree Cannabis Convention in Washington, D.C.
On Monday, February 9, the Council of the District of Columbia was scheduled to hold a hearing on Bill 21-0023 that would establish a comprehensive system for licensing and regulating retail sales of marijuana.
When Washington, D.C., approved the legalization of recreational marijuana, they did so with 64 percent of the vote; that’s more than most politicians ever get in an election. By all measures, 64 percent is considered a landslide victory.
A move to legalize marijuana in the nation’s capital may be blocked by Congress.