Stuck between Congress and voters’ will, residents of this politically charged town are becoming urban gardeners, turning closets and living rooms into tiny cannabis farms while politicians dither over whether it ever will be legal to sell marijuana in the nation’s capital. They’re also ignoring a ban on sales and illegally buying cannabis from a […]

The 21st annual conference of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) will be held Sunday, September 21 – Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, DC. Business leaders and farmers in the hemp industry in North America and from abroad will meet during the two-day event to discuss strategies and plans to legalize industrial hemp and return hemp to […]

Organizers for Initiative 71, a measure that would fully legalize possession of marijuana in the District, plan to announce this week that they are closing in on 60,000 signatures — a comfortable buffer over the 22,600 needed to ensure the measure qualifies for the November ballot.  The city already has medical marijuana dispensaries and is […]