D.C. voters passed a bill to legalize possession of up to two ounces of marijuana  and allow residents to grow up to six plants in their homes. But Congress' spending bill has a measure that would block the city's government from implementing it.

D.C. voters passed a bill to legalize possession of up to two ounces of marijuana and allow residents to grow up to six plants in their homes. But Congress' spending bill has a measure that would block the city's government from implementing it.

Congress moves to block the legalization of marijuana in the District. Virginia lawmakers wrestle over ethics guidelines. And Maryland’s incoming governor knocks the current one for making significant decisions on his way out of office. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Guests

  • Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
  • Mel Franklin Chairman, Prince George's County Council (D)
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC)
  • Adam Eidinger Chairman, D.C. Cannabis Campaign; Founder and Partner, Mintwood Media Collective; Co-founder Capitol Hemp

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Video: How Can D.C. Residents Help Push Forward Marijuana Legislation?

Congress’ spending bill blocks Initiative 71, legislation that would legalize marijuana in the District. Adam Eidinger, chair of the D.C. Cannabis Campaign, offers his thoughts.

 

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