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How Congress Unwittingly Turned the Nation's Capital into the Wild West of Weed

When Congress banned recreational marijuana sales in the District of Columbia, this isn't what it had in mind. Too bad.

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How Congress unwittingly turned the capital into the Wild West of marijuana

WASHINGTON - It's not the promise of prompt delivery that has residents of Washington, D.C., spending fifty bucks for nondescript glass jars, nor is it the small jars themselves, which resemble something found on the bottom shelf of a Dollar Tree. ... a regulated legal market could constitute a felony. The result has been to turn Washington into the country's biggest experiment in largely unregulated marijuana selling. "This...{C}

Evan Halper covers DC for Tribune Media Services.