Washington, DC: City Council Approves Workplace Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients

Generic 6 September 2019 | 0 Comments

District council members have enacted legislation — Act Number A23-0114: The Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Temporary Amendment Act — to protect qualified patients from workplace discrimination. The Act states, “A public employer may not refuse to hire, terminate from employment, penalize, fail to promote, or otherwise take adverse employment action against an individual […]

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Will DC Be Next With Recreational Dispensaries?

Generic 4 August 2015 | 0 Comments

Our nation’s capital may well be the next jurisdiction to legalize recreational marijuana dispensaries. And if that occurs, it will inevitably help shape the debate in Congress over marijuana policy. That is, of course, important for the 658,893 people who live in the District, and the 6,033,737 people who live in the metropolitan area, but […]

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