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An up-to-date status of all pending cannabis laws in the DMV

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Washington D.C.

Medical Cannabis Amendment Act of 2021
STATUS: Hearing held on November 19, 2021. The bill is pending a vote by the D.C. Council. The bill increases number of medical cannabis dispensaries, eliminates plant counts for growers and allows medical cannabis dispensaries to operate safe treatement facilities and make home deliveries.
Comprehensive Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Act of 2021
STATUS: Public hearing held before the D.C. Council on November 19, 2021. Proposed bill would create a regulated adult use cannabis market in the District.


Legalize cannabis for adult use.
STATUS: Referred to Committee
Decriminalize cannabis up to one ounce.
STATUS: Referred to Committee
Allow medicinal patients to possess and carry firearms.
STATUS: Referred to Senate Committee
Prohibit workplace discrimination for state-legal cannabis use.
STATUS: Referred to Committee


Legalize cannabis for adult use.
STATUS: The bill has been signed but certain provisions, including the rollout date for the regulated market and expungement, must be reenacted on July 1, 2022.