Kojo speaks with Arlington Board Chair Katie Cristol about the Amazon HQ2 effect and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine about his probe into the local Catholic Church and his office's legal challenges against the Trump administration.
It’s been more than a year since Initiative 71 passed in Washington, D.C., making the city the first on the East Coast to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and its growth in private residences. In that time, a number of entrepreneurial locals, dubbed ‘cannapreneurs’, have opened up pot-focused businesses in the District, despite the legal murkiness of local rules. Those businesses range from companies selling cultivation equipment to the locally famous ‘Kush Gods,’ who gifted marijuana laced goodies in exchange for cash donations– until police intervened. Kojo looks at the risks and rewards of making weed your business in D.C.
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- Laila Makled Chair, Women Grow DC
- Matthew von Fricken Attorney; Co-Owner, Capitol Hemp; Founding Partner, The Noon Store
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