Tag: marijuana

John Oliver declares support for D.C. statehood

John Oliver may have just made himself the apple of every D.C. politician’s eye. The host of the HBO satirical news show “Last Week Tonight” advocated for D.C. statehood Sunday night – with song – arousing praise from the D.C. community who objects to the District’s inability to pass laws or define its own budget […]

D.C. Council votes to increase penalties for synthetic marijuana

The D.C. Council voted Tuesday to raise the stakes for businesses caught selling synthetic marijuana, making it a $10,000 misstep on the first violation, DCist reported Tuesday. The bill calls for a $10,000 fine to any business caught dealing the synthetic marijuana for the first time, and doubles the amount on the second offense. Emergency […]