U.S. Capitol after Christmas tree lighting ceremony, 2007. Image:  Office of Senator Patrick Leahy via Wikimedia Commons

WASHINGTON - Christmas is approaching fast and this is a big week for people to load up on gifts to place under their tree.

Since Initiative 71 became legal back in February, it means this is the first holiday season you can legally give marijuana as a present to people over the age of 21 in the District of Columbia.

 

This is certainly a controversial subject, but marijuana activists estimate there are at least 500 home marijuana growers in the District.

For Adam Eidinger, it is a holly, jolly season as he wraps up some gifts for friends.

“It's a lovely holiday season because you can give cannabis to your friends in Washington D.C.,” he said.

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Jennifer Davis ~ Fox5dc.com ~

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