WeedLife News Network

Hot off the press cannabis, marijuana, cbd and hemp news from around the world on the WeedLife News Network.

Washington, D.C. Lawmaker Wants to Remove All Barriers to Medical Marijuana Access - Cannabis News

With recreational cannabis legal in the District but no retail sales allowed, the Medical Marijuana Improvement Act would create a self-certification system to spread access to every D.C. adult.

Continue reading

Pot Advocates Hosting Doobie Giveaway For Hill Staffers On 4/20 - Cannabis News

April 20th, also known as 4/20, is the annual holiday for all things weed, and Hill staffers will have a unique chance to celebrate.

Continue reading

DC activists planning pot giveaway, Capitol Hill 'smoke in' - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON (CNN) - A marijuana advocacy group in the nation's capital plans to target members of Congress on Capitol Hill with two separate protests this April.

Continue reading

Flouting Congress, DC Council Member Re-Introduces Marijuana Regulation Bill – Cannabis News

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.

Continue reading

Washington D.C. Mayor Proposes Doubling The Amount Medical Marijuana Patients Can Buy – Cannabis News

Mayor Muriel Bowser is proposing doubling the amount of marijuana that patients can receive in a month, from two to four ounces, citing "best practices."

Continue reading

DC Council candidates attend marijuana forum – Cannabis News

WASHINGTON - Several D.C. Council candidates gathered Wednesday night for a forum on marijuana ahead of the Democratic primary later this month.

Continue reading

Advocates take their protest over pot laws to the White House – Marijuana News

The mass of protesters gathered outside the White House couldn’t quite wait for 4:20 Saturday afternoon, the pre-planned time they had designated to light their marijuana-packed joints and pipes in protest of the federal laws that prohibit the drug’s consumption.

Continue reading

Marijuana advocates vow to get arrested smoking pot outside the White House – Marijuana News

Attention senior class-trip chaperones, cherry blossom lovers, and anyone else who may wander by the White House on Saturday: Brace yourself for a cloud of marijuana smoke — and, possibly, mass arrests.

Continue reading

Pot fans, foes fume as Washington DC tests limits of high life – Marijuana News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Almost a year has passed since it became legal to smoke, but not sell, marijuana in Washington, D.C., and pot enthusiasts and opponents alike are chafing under a compromise that leaves smokers in a haze over how to obtain their weed.

Continue reading

D.C. briefly legalizes pot-smoking in private clubs — then reverses itself – Marijuana News

Image: Wikimedia Commons

For a brief time Tuesday, the D.C. Council embraced a new, much more relaxed version of marijuana legalization, voting to allow pot smoking at rooftop bars, sidewalk patios and most any other place a city resident declared to be a private pot club. That lasted just about 30 minutes.

Continue reading

In Washington, a medical marijuana dispensary hides in plain sight

Sandwiched between a pet store and a Popeyes less than one mile southeast of the U.S. Capitol is the Metropolitan Wellness Center.

Up a flight of stairs and behind a cell phone repair shop, there's a nondescript lobby with bare walls and a handful of seats.

The only thing indicating this isn't a typical office is the reading material: High Timesmagazine and a Newsweek cover that reads: "Going Guns & Ganja."

This is one of five medical cannabis dispensaries in the district, and starting next year, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission expects similar offices to be up and running here.

Click here to read the complete article

Continue reading