One day after D.C. voters re-elected Mayor Muriel Bowser, she says one of the first things she intends to do in her second term is to try to legalize recreational marijuana sales.
D.C. legalized marijuana use in 2015, but Congress blocked the city from regulating marijuana sales.
But Bowser said she believes there is a new opportunity for Congress to approve legalization after Democrats took control of the House in Tuesday’s elections.
“We have the ability to possess marijuana but no legal way to buy marijuana. As long as we have the ability to possess marijuana, which is