Biden Administration Wants to Uphold Ban on Adult-Use Cannabis Sales in DC

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The Biden administration wants to uphold a longstanding Republican budget rider that blocks the nation's capital from legalizing adult-use cannabis sales.

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Cannabis advocates and politicians in Washington, DC were hoping that 2021 would be the year that the nation's capital would finally legalize adult-use weed sales, but the Biden administration is actively trying to crush those dreams.

Although DC legalized cannabis possession and use for adults in 2014, it remains illegal to actually sell non-medical pot anywhere in the District. The legal confusion created by this voter-approved law has created a “grey...

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