Recreational cannabis use is legal in Washington, D.C., but thanks to the District’s lack of statehood and some pesky legislation handed down from Congress, the East Coast hub hasn’t been able to set up a system for adult use retail marijuana.

The awkward set of regulations has created a cannabis industry based on overpriced consumer products that come with a gift of legal weed.

To try and solve those grey market inconsistencies, one D.C. lawmaker is trying to turn the city’s medical marijuana system into the most accessible program in the world.

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Zach Harris ~ MerryJane.com ~

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