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Marijuana Private Club Task Force


On March 3, 2016, the Director of the District of Columbia Department of Health was appointed the Chairperson of the Marijuana Private Club Task Force (Task Force), by way of Mayor’s Order 2016-032.  The Task Force is charged with developing recommendations regarding the potential licensing and operation of venues at which marijuana may be consumed that are within the lawful parameters for the possession, use, and transfer of marijuana set forth in section 401(a)(1) of the District of Columbia Uniform Controlled Substances Act of 1981, effective August 5, 1981 (D.C. Law 4-29; D.C. Official Code § 48-904.01(a)(1).  
 
The Task Force consists of the Directors of the Department of Health, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, and Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration, the Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, the Attorney General, two members of the Council of the District of Columbia, or their designees.  

 
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