In Politically Charged D.C., Cannabis is a Cottage Industry

Stuck between Congress and voters’ will, residents of this politically charged town are becoming urban gardeners, turning closets and living rooms into tiny cannabis farms while politicians dither over whether it ever will be legal to sell marijuana in the nation’s capital.

They’re also ignoring a ban on sales and illegally buying cannabis from a myriad of delivery services that “sell” $60 cookies that come with a free gift.

“D.C. is so weird,” said Chris Washburn, who owns a growing supply store popular with marijuana home-growers. “We look at some of the people around us and wonder, ‘How on Earth are you getting away this this?’ ”

– Read the entire article at USA Today.