The Phaserl


House Republicans Take Aim at D.C.’s Marijuana Decriminalization Efforts

by Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society:

Despite Washington D.C.’s Mayor Vincent Gray recently signing off on legislation decriminalizing the possession of marijuana in the nation’s capital, some federal lawmakers are saying “not so fast”. A Republican-led House subcommittee is reviewing their options and planning a hearing to look at the decision. Considering Congress has 60 days to disapprove the bill via a resolution, and it would need President Obama’s signature, their efforts are a long shot, but a possibility nonetheless.

The bill makes possession of less than one ounce of marijuana a civil offense, carrying a fine similar to a traffic ticket. The proposed fine is $25, cheaper than any state in the country.

Read More @

Help us spread the ANTIDOTE to corporate propaganda.

Please follow SGT Report on Twitter & help share the message.

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>