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At the stroke of midnight, something historic happened in the United States: weed became legal in the nation’s capital. The law officially went into effect on February 26th at 12:01AM, however, it’s not binding on federal lands where it’s still illegal, which as DCist notes, “accounts for 22 percent of the District.” During the midterm […]

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Tuesday was election day, and many things “changed,” while many things stayed the same. Voters had the chance to decide on legalizing weed in three states and one city-state. As of Wednesday, medical pot use is legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia, and 17 have moved to decriminalize the drug to varying degrees. Here’s the breakdown […]

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Next Tuesday brings midterm elections and since Congress will be useless regardless of who is elected, the only thing that matters on ballots is who will be legalizing weed. After Washington and Colorado became the first states to fully legalize in 2012, we have four ballot measures this year for varying degrees. Oregon and Alaska are […]

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Vincent Gray, mayor of Washington, DC, has signed a bill that will decriminalize weed in our nation’s capital. Under the new legislation, possession of up to an ounce will be punishable only with a $25 fine, but you still won’t be able to smoke in public or sell the plant legally. In order to be […]

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There’s only one city in the United States that arrests more people for bullshit amounts of weed than New York City and that is our national’s capital. Soon, that could change, Yahoo News reports. Brave D.C. Council Member Tommy Wells has introduced legislation that would decriminalize possession of small amount of weed — defined as less than […]

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Hanging from the ceiling of the Industry Gallery in Washington, DC are 3D-printed replicas of a real man’s organs, illuminated by neon tubes that have been shoved through them obtrusively. Other lifelike body parts float in vats of warm water saturated with a special powder that allows potassium aluminum sulphate crystals to grow– and thrive– […]

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And to think it only took 15 years. Residents in Washington, D.C. first voted on a medical weed measure back when gas only cost $1.15 a gallon, Windows 98 was released and Viagra was given the green light by the FDA. Despite the overwhelming support the referendum received (69%), drug warriors in Congress have managed […]

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You are looking between two gigantic legs sprawling in a former police evidence warehouse. Some of its welded, hammered parts were stored at a Northern California pot farm. Others were picked up along the way to Mardi Gras. “In New Orleans, we turned our behemoth into a float,” artist Monica Canilao tells ANIMAL. She finally lead her caravan […]

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Well here’s your government at work ladies and gents: The U.S. Coast Guard managed to freak the hell out of Washington DC residents this morning when they opened fire on a boat near the Memorial and 14th Street bridges. They now claim that it was all just a “training exercise,” though it appears as though […]

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