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Can You Smoke Marijuana in Public in DC?

Can You Smoke Marijuana in Public in DC?

  The short answer is no. It remains illegal to smoke marijuana in the District of Columbia under both local and federal law. The District has seen a sea change in marijuana laws over the last few years but smoking in public remains illegal. It started in 2014...
Up in Smoke? Marijuana Decriminalization and DUI

Up in Smoke? Marijuana Decriminalization and DUI

As of Thursday, July 17, 2014, it is no longer a criminal offense to possess an ounce or less of marijuana in the District of Columbia. Perhaps more importantly, police can no longer claim that they have reasonable suspicion to stop and search a person based on the...