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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

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D.C. Council poised to decriminalize maurijuana

The Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety of the D.C. Council voted last Wednesday in favor of a bill that begins the decriminalization of marijuana. If this bill is passed by the entire council in the coming… Read More

District Digest: Not to be blunt about it, but weed is nearly legalized

We be burnin’ Last Wednesday, District mayor Vincent Gray publicly expressed support for a bill in the D.C. Council that would decriminalize possession of small quantities of marijuana. Under the proposed legislation, the consequences for being caught with… Read More

Activists want D.C. to vote on marijuana legalization in 2014

With legal weed now a reality in Colorado and Washington, far away from meddling narcs, marijuana advocates are eyeing legalization for a District in the feds’ backyard. Last Friday, Adam Eidinger, the co-owner of Capital Hemp and leader of DCMJ… Read More

Marijuana decriminalization bill set for introduction to D.C. Council

Vox will soon be able to rest easier knowing that light enjoyment of some greenery won’t be met with a jail sentence. At least, hopefully. Under a bill which D.C. Council members Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) and Marion Barry (D-Ward… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Weed, molly, coke—pick your favorite

Georgetown doesn’t have a huge drug scene, but many students smoke pot recreationally. Students often find it difficult to find dealers, though, and it’s even harder to find good places to smoke. Most students end up smoking in… Read More

ACLU report shows racial bias in marijuana arrest rates, advances legalization argument

With recreational weed laws now reality in Colorado and Washington, along with the first commercial hemp crop being planted in 60 years, skies seem clear for marijuana advocates—or perhaps happily hazy. In the District, however, an ACLU report… Read More

New poll shows that D.C. wants legal weed

Ahead of Vox‘s favorite day to enjoy nature, D.C. gives us another reason to be glad Georgetown is located in such a liberal city. A new poll released today by the Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Policy… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Illicit Activities

Every year, Vox tackles the various vices many students engage in during their college years: drinking, drugs, sex and smoking. As a disclaimer, Vox isn’t advocating underage drinking or the use of illegal drugs, and most of this information comes from outside… Read More