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Medical Cannabis in the District

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 ... Read More »

Join us for BuddhaFest!

The 4th Annual BuddhaFest will take place June 20 – 23 at Artisphere in the Rosslyn section of Arlington, VA. The festival presents a lively mix of films, discussions, meditation and music. The festival, sponsored by Tricycle.com, the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, The Center for Consciousness and Transformation at George Mason University, and Natural Awakenings, is a Buddhist inspired ... Read More »

Online Services Make Healthy Eating Easier

  Good choices often seem to necessitate trade-offs: Making it to your daughter’s game means skipping the Saturday farmers’ market; fitting in a workout means picking up takeout on the way home. A few new online services for buying food in the D.C. Metro area are reducing the costs—in time, money and worry—of making wholesome food choices, helping to conserve ... Read More »