Local News Update

courtesy of Natural Awakenings Magazine

Medical Cannabis Legalized in DC Area

by Mikhail Kogan, MD

In 2010, the District of Columbia (DC) became one of 18 states to legalize the use of marijuana (cannabis). Although Amendment Act B18-622 was passed with a 13—0 vote, qualified DC residents were unable to obtain medical marijuana until April 2013, when Capital City Care became the first licensed DC medical cannabis distribution center. It is now anticipated that several other distribution centers will soon be licensed to sell two main strains of cannabis—C. Sativa and C. Indica.

Read more about the DC Medical Cannabis Update in our digital edition at NaturalAwakeningsDC.com