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Duke Dunn, a veteran, photographer and activist, protested against the Federal Government's criminalization of marijuana.

Protesters for Marijuana Legalization Arrested

Four of about 20 marijuana legalization demonstrators were arrested outside of the U.S. Capitol Building on Monday while protesting for Congress to legalize cannabis across the country and remove the substance from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s Schedule 1 list, which prohibits possession or use of the drug on any[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
Pro-Cannabis Legalization Groups Protest Outside White House

Pro-Cannabis Legalization Groups Protest Outside White House

This weekend, the District’s marijuana advocates gathered at the White House in protest while smoking marijuana on federal property. Protest organizers boasted that Saturday’s public mass-smoking demonstration was an act of civil disobedience. D.C. Cannabis Campaign Chairman Adam Eidinger led the protestors. The campaign drafted Initiative 71, which legalized personal[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Hilltop High: Facing a Shift in Mindset

With pushes to scale back on penalties for marijuana use gaining ground nationwide, the student body has warmed up to use of the drug over time – even if the number of students inhaling has not risen considerably.   According to a 2009 Gallup poll, 44 percent of Americans favored[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News