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Marijuana legalized by D.C. referendum vote

D.C. residents and stoners, rejoice. The District electorate successfully voted for Initiative 71, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in private. The bill, which passed with 69.4 percent of the vote, makes it legal for residents over 21… Read More

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Washington City Paper reminds you not to light up weed in public after tomorrow’s election

If polls are to be believed, Washington, D.C. will legalize marijuana with a referendum vote during tomorrow’s election. While crowds in Colorado and Washington state had their fun publicly celebrating marijuana legalization, Vox recommends that you not take tomorrow’s… Read More

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D.C. Council clouds odds of simple marijuana legalization

The battle over the legalization of marijuana in D.C. is lighting up as the city approaches election day. Both campaigns are putting up fliers on streetlamps, covering the grass with signs, and creating slogans. While the polls look… Read More

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Marijuana is going to be (kinda) legal this fall

The evidence is clear: D.C. voters want their weed and they want it legalized. According to a poll conducted by NBC4, the Post, and Marist, likely voters in the Nov. 4 election support marijuana legalization in a 2-to-1 ratio over… Read More

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D.C. weed decriminalization or legalization will not change rules on campus

Marijuana decriminalization went into affect this week in D.C., despite Congress’ best attempts to stop it with their usual budgetary tricks. Laxer cannabis use laws in the District, however, will have no bearing on Georgetown’s own rules and… Read More

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Marijuana activists gather over 57,000 signatures in favor of legalization

Last January, a Washington Post poll found that 63 percent of D.C. residents were in favor of legalizing marijuana, with only 34 percent opposed. On Monday, the D.C. Cannabis Campaign took one big step towards aligning city law… Read More

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House committee attempts to block D.C. weed decriminalization law

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee voted to amend D.C.’s marijuana decriminalization law and effectively limit the District’s ability to decriminalize the drug. Mayor Vincent Gray signed the bill in March, but, to the chagrin of weed activists throughout the… Read More

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Prefrosh Preview: Illegal drugs at Georgetown

Editor’s note: This post is intended to provide a realistic and helpful picture of the undergraduate, illegal drug culture at Georgetown. The information in this post is generally common knowledge and does not come from Vox‘s personal experience. Vox… Read More

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D.C. marijuana decriminalization bill catches fire in congressional hearing

Editor’s note: Now that finals have ended, Vox returns, ready to provide his faithful readers with content all summer. In addition to two posts every day, Vox will feature a Prefrosh Preview every Monday and Friday. Last Friday, the District’s marijuana… Read More

Recently passed bill brings the District one step closer to marijuana decriminalization

On March 4th in a 10 to 1 vote, the D.C. Council approved a bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The original proposal included a $25 fine for the possesion of less than one… Read More