Earlier this year, the District of Columbia a made marijuana milestone by legalizing the substance. This allows those 21 and over to grow up to six pot plants in their own yards. Buying and selling pot are still prohibited, as is smoking in public places. But people can transfer up to one ounce to another person but not for monetary gains. Read more for additional info.
DC STATE FAIR TO FEATURE THEIR FIRST MARIJUANA GROWING CONTEST
Participants in the pot-growing contest will be judged on appearance, odor and touch — including whether the stem is sticky and whether it snaps or bends.
The D.C. State Fair is meant to showcase the agricultural, artistic and culinary talents of the District.
The fair will be held on Sept. 12 at the Old City Farm and Guild.
SOURCE: AP NEWS