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How Congress Could Harsh D.C.’s Buzz on Marijuana Legalization

On Tuesday, D.C. voters are expected to vote for legal weed in the city. How many ways can Congress interfere?

On Tuesday, voters in the nation’s capital will consider a ballot measure that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana within city limits. Initiative No. 71 is expected to pass by a healthy margin. The vote is significant, not only because it would add D.C. to a growing list of American cities and states where people can light up without threat of criminal prosecution, but also because it would allow smokers to enjoy the sticky icky essentially under the noses of federal law enforcement agencies.

District stoners may need to wait to blaze in glory, however. The path to legalization includes a number of potential stumbling blocks.  [Read More]

Rob Meagher

Rob Meagher

Rob Meagher, CBE’s Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief is a 30 year veteran of the media world. His career has spanned from stints representing the Washington Post, USA Weekend, Reader’s Digest, Financial World & Corporate Finance to the technology world where he worked at International Data Group and Ziff Davis where he was part of the launch team for The Web Magazine, Yahoo Internet Life, Smart Business and Expedia Travels before starting his own marketing and Publisher’s Representative Firm. He also ran all print and online media sales and marketing for the Society for Human Resource Management before partnering with Forbes and then Fortune to create Special Sections covering a variety of topics. Rob, who started CBE Press in 2014, can be contacted at [email protected]

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