Posts Tagged ‘Section 8’

“Bring It Home”: It’s About Where You Live

By mike flugennockWednesday - February 21st, 2018Categories: DC Local, Economy, Health Care, liberty

National Days of Action, April 2-4, 2018

Initiative 71 allows residents of and visitors to the District of Columbia to possess, grow, and give a limited amount of cannabis to other adults. However, the District, like many other states that have legalized cannabis, is preempted by Federal Law, and landlords who rent their properties can limit or prohibit a tenant’s adult use of cannabis, even for medical purposes, on their property…


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Your Home Should Be A Safe Space!

By mike flugennockTuesday - October 10th, 2017Categories: DC Local, Health Care, liberty

Despite the personal possession and use of cannabis being legal in DC, residents of Federally-subsidized Section 8 public housing are prohibited from smoking in their homes. Because Congress prohibits DC from enacting Tax’n'Regulate and the DC government prohibits public consumption in bars and clubs, folks in Section 8 have the choice of risking immediate eviction and possible imprisonment by smoking in their homes, or smoking on the street and risking arrest for smoking in public, like this poor working-class slob.

It’s no wonder Section 8 is often referred to as “prison you pay rent for”.

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