DC Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Washington DC Grower Develops City’s First Edible

Tony C. Dreibus  | July 10, 2015

A Washington DC medical cannabis cultivator has created the city’s first-ever edibles product, several years after dispensaries opened in the nation’s capital.

The move allows local dispensaries to cater to patients who prefer to ingest medical marijuana rather than smoke it, which could help convince … [Continue]

DC Council May Use Emergency Funds to Start Rec Sales

John Schroyer  | March 13, 2015

The Washington DC City Council is looking into tapping emergency funds as a way to implement legal recreational marijuana sales in the district, despite attempts from conservative members of Congress to block marijuana reform in the nation’s capital.

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Medical Cannabis Demand Outweighing Supply in DC

Tony C. Dreibus  | February 27, 2015

Recreational marijuana has dominated headlines out of Washington DC this week, as the use, possession and home cultivation of cannabis became legal in the city on Thursday.

But lost in the all the hype is a serious issue for DC’s existing medical marijuana industry: Dispensaries … [Continue]

Obama Bill Would Make Rec Sales Possible in DC

John Schroyer  | February 2, 2015

President Barack Obama is reviving hopes that recreational cannabis sales will become a reality in Washington DC.

Buried in a 2,000-page budget Obama’s office sent recently to Congress is a minute change to a separate spending bill … [Continue]

Hope for DC Rec Market Still Alive

John Schroyer  | December 16, 2014

It looks like hope may still be alive for a recreational marijuana market in Washington DC.

According to The Washington Post, DC City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson plans to ignore a provision included in an omnibus … [Continue]

Obama Supports DC Legalization But Will Sign Ban Anyway

John Schroyer  | December 12, 2014

Politics, as the saying goes, is the art of compromise. And in Washington DC, that means the marijuana industry is getting the short end of the stick.

Even though President Barack Obama supports the right of DC voters to approve adult use and consumption of … [Continue]

Update: DC Legalization Could Stand, But Sales May Be Banned

John Schroyer  | December 9, 2014

Congress will reportedly let Washington DC’s marijuana legalization initiative stand as passed by voters, but it will prohibit the city council from approving marijuana sales and taxation until at least next October, sources close to the situation told Continue]