Category: cannabis activism

Charges Dropped Against DCMJ Activists

Getty On 4/20 this year, a group of well-known cannabis activists, DCMJ, decided to celebrate the holiday with a giveaway of over a thousand joints. Unfortunately, those efforts only lasted about an hour before the event was entirely shut down by Capitol Police – who decided to make 8 arrests. While all 8 of those arrested spent the night in jail, only 2 were charged with possession under federal law. However, after determining that the amount was just shy of the legal limit under D.C. law, the charges have been dropped. Other than confirming that the charges were dropped,...

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A Longtime Ally of President Trump Launches a Pro-Cannabis Law Reform Group

Last week, longtime ally of President Trump and Republican strategist Roger Stone announced the formation of the United States Cannabis Coalition (USCC). In a speech at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo in New York City, Stone said, “I am going to be working with a coalition of Republicans and Democrats, progressives and libertarians, liberals, and conservatives to persuade the president to keep his campaign pledge and to remind the president that he took a strong and forthright position on this issue in the election. In all honesty it’s time for [Trump] to tell Attorney General Jeff Sessions...

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