At the first legislative meeting of a new, two-year D.C. Council session on Tuesday, At-large Councilmember David Grosso did exactly the same thing that he did two years ago: introduce a bill to tax and regulate marijuana.

"It would be a violation of federal law to move this bill forward," Grosso acknowledges. "But I believe, quite passionately, that is what is called for in the District of Columbia when our rights are trampled on a regular basis."

D.C. voters overwhelmingly passed Initiative 71 in November of 2014.

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Rachel Sadon ~ DCist.com ~

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