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    Reparten 15.000 semillas de marihuana en Washington y celebran su legalización

    26 March 2015
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    Un grupo de 30 defensores del uso de la marihuana repartió 15.000 semillas en la ciudad de Washington para celebrar que, desde hace un mes, es legal fumar, plantar y poseer cannabis, aunque no venderlo, en la capital federal de Estados Unidos. Más de 2.000 personas participaron en la primera de las dos reuniones para compartir semillas que organiza el grupo DC Cannabis Campaign. Esta asociación impulsó una propuesta legislativa popular que, en las elecciones de noviembre pasado, fue respaldada por el 70,1% de los habitantes. (Véase también: Can Washington’s gift economy in marijuana work?)

  2. D.C. hosts nation’s biggest legal marijuana giveaway

    26 March 2015
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    With D.C. police officers looking on, hundreds of city residents lined up and then walked away from an Adams Morgan restaurant carrying baggies containing marijuana seeds.

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    Podrán residentes de Washington sembrar mariguana en 2015

    26 December 2014
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    legalize-washington-dc-2014bLos residentes de la capital estadunidenses podrán cultivar mariguana de manera legal a partir de la próxima primavera, pese a un intento en el Congreso por descarrilar la iniciativa. “En algún momento a finales de marzo o abril, la ley se va a poner en vigor de manera oficial y cuando así sea, la gente probablemente celebrará plantando matas de mariguana en sus casas durante la primavera”, dijo Adam Eidinger, de DC Cannabis Campaign.

  4. Legal marijuana could be $130 million a year business in D.C., study finds

    29 October 2014
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    If D.C. residents vote to legalize marijuana possession next week, it wouldn’t just mean a sea change in drug policy in the nation’s capital. It could also mean big business. A study by District financial officials shared with lawmakers estimates a legal D.C. cannabis market worth $130 million a year. The ballot initiative voters will see Tuesday does not allow for the legal sale of marijuana — only the possession and home cultivation of small amounts — but D.C. Council members gathered Thursday to hear testimony about what a legal sales regime might look like.

  5. Grow your own marijuana law

    25 October 2014
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    Retail marijuana sales for adults are now legal (at least at the state level) in Colorado and Washington. Next month, voters in Alaska and Oregon may decide to follow suit. It is nearly certain that marijuana legalization will make it onto the California ballot in 2016, during a presidential election season that will generate enormous interest among young voters. Robert MacCoun looks at options for designing a marijuana proposal.

  6. Cover of RAND report on Cannabis production regimes

    Multinational overview of cannabis production regimes

    • Beau Kilmer, Kristy Kruithof, Mafalda Pardal, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Jennifer Rubin
    14 December 2013

    This RAND report provides an overview of the changes to laws and policies pertaining to cannabis in different countries. Several jurisdictions have reduced the penalties for possessing cannabis for personal use (and in some places even for home cultivation), while some jurisdictions have taken more dramatic steps and changed their laws and practices with respect to producing and distributing cannabis.