How Can Marijuana Be Legal in DC but Not Federally?

If you occurred by the HUD building November 1, you most likely observed an improvised correctional facility cell containing Adam Eidinger, the pioneer of the cannabis support bunch DCMJ, encompassed by individual individuals distributing free sacks of cannabis and edibles to anybody 21 years old and more seasoned.

The “Spooky by HUD” dissent was intended to bring issues to light about how government tranquilizes laws oppress individuals living in governmentally sponsored homes, and to be an arousing call to transform them.

Cannabis, generally, is lawful under District law in Washington, DC. (Not in the governmentally controlled regions.) Medical use was sanctioned in the late 90s even though deals didn’t occur until 2013, and recreational use was authorized in 2014 with Initiative 71. For more, browse around this site.

Activity 71 gives region inhabitants the privilege to develop, use, and to bless little measures of cannabis. Enactment to additionally control and sell the plant recreationally is as of now being held up by Congress.

Notwithstanding its legitimized and all the more socially-acknowledged status in the District, the law isn’t connected fairly for everybody. Most tenants and all mortgage holders can develop and utilize cannabis as they like, even though there is some protected hazy area. Notwithstanding, for individuals living in governmentally financed lodging, expulsion is the possible result of being gotten with cannabis.

A 2014 notice on the utilization of cannabis in governmentally sponsored lodging guides proprietors of these properties to oust occupants for any crime. This incorporates restorative and sanctioned recreational utilization of cannabis– both which are as yet illicit under the CSA, or Controlled Substance Act– which is government law. This direction covers both open lodging and task-based Section 8 lodging, yet it doesn’t cover lodging decision vouchers. The DC Housing Authority and DC venture based landowners have more carefulness.

Proprietors are additionally required to “set up arrangements which permit the end of the tenure of any family unit with a part who is illicitly utilizing cannabis.”

It’s more genuine than not having the option to get high– these laws welcome maltreatment.

For more than 30,000 individuals in the District who take an interest in a governmentally sponsored lodging program, this makes a double standard. Past that, DCMJ’s pioneer, Adam Eidinger says proprietors and landowners utilize the law to compromise and segregate.

“[Tenants] attempt to report shape, unsatisfactory living conditions, however on the off chance that they report it, the proprietor takes steps to report them for utilizing cannabis, which for the most part gets them removed,” Eidinger says.

Eidinger brought up that governmentally sponsored lodging is regularly a last alternative for individuals in money related straits, “You may become ill and lose your employment, your home, and this is the place you end up. What’s more, on the off chance that you take this [housing] away on account of medicinal cannabis, you’re simply expanding the impoverished populace.”

Over amplifier, a few dissidents said they dreaded repercussions if their cannabis utilize was discovered.

Two dissenters, one, a debilitated man and the other a veteran, praised the advantages they procured from cannabis, acknowledging the plant for urging them off narcotics to overseeing PTSD. (New information demonstrate that cannabis works both as a moderate agony reliever and relates exceptionally with lower narcotic use in lawful states.)

Weed laws concerning DC ought to be reviewed.

Despite what is valid or not about the health advantages of cannabis, District inhabitants have a lawful right and ought to have the option to practice it. Be that as it may, the general population partaking in governmentally sponsored lodging programs have their options limited. Rent understandings are severe, official, and zero resilience.

Eidinger called these strategies draconian and blamed the government for not refreshing guidelines with regards to certainties and social acknowledgment encompassing cannabis.

To make the circumstance increasingly impartial for DC occupants who need to practice their legitimate ideal to devour marijuana, Eidinger proposed assigning a spot to utilize cannabis legally on the premises.

“Possibly not in your loft,” he proceeded, “yet in assigned smoking territories. Give individuals a legitimate alternative and quit removing them for utilizing cannabis.”

Toward the start of the dissent, Eidinger begged HUD from inside the improvised correctional facility cell to change the guidelines and do not uphold them in states that have legitimized cannabis.

“Besides, it’s an Obama-time guideline you can dispose of. Trump can utilize it to his very own political bit of leeway,” Eidinger proceeded. That is something that cannabis clients on the two sides could most likely concur on.…

Argan Oil Vs Barbary Fig Seed Oil

Both elixirs are remarkably effective for hydrating and reducing the appearance of wrinkles. What makes each oil unique is the difference in composition of the essential fatty acids. Barbary fig seed oil and Argan oil are better suited for distinct purposes in your personal care regime.

Illustrated in the infographic below, exceptionally high levels of Vitamin E (1000mg/kg) and Linoleic acid (62%) make Barbary fig seed oil more suited for intense skin hydration and cell renewal.

It also supports skin repair after trauma and provides maximum protection from environmental stress. The oil is extremely light and It helps address the signs of aging including hyper pigmentation. Linoleic acid is predominantly present in Barbary fig seed oil and this fatty acid plumps the skin to help smooth out wrinkles and increase firmness.

Argan oil is renowned for its healing, conditioning and repairing properties.  It contains a higher concentration of Oleic acid (46.05%). This essential fatty acid is wonderful for your hair. It’s tames fizzy ends and promotes hair growth. No doubt, after use, you’ll have luminous soft locks with incredible shine.

Argan oil shares similar elements with barbary fig seed oil and its also recommended for skin care. Be sure to know that argan oil’s natural structure makes it remarkably suitable for the hair.



Gentle DIY Facial Scrub

Who doesn’t want a magnificent glowing skin? The truth is that you long for gorgeous glowing skin, but don’t know the secret might be in your kitchen. Tested and proven are 3 simple ingredients that make a wonderful facial scrub, which will leave your skin glowing, remarkably hydrated and eliminate dead skin cells from your face while boosting skin tone.

These ingredients are

  • Sugar – 1 tablespoon
  • Buttermilk (or plain yogurt) – 3 tablespoon
  • Finely grounded oats OR cornmeal – 2 tablespoon


  1. Blend the ingredients together in a small bowl or cup until a paste is formed then let it sit for a while.
  2. Pull your hair away from your face and cleanse your face with lukewarm water for about 30 seconds.
  3. Apply the homemade scrub onto your skin, then gently massage in circular motion round your face.
  4. The third step should last for 5-7mins then rinse off your face with lukewarm water and dry with a clean face towel.

Prior applying the scrub, be sure to test it on your forearm where your skin is more sensitive so as to ensure your skin welcomes the scrub. After exfoliating your skin with this simple scrub, you will feel how smooth your skin becomes.  Its quite instantaneous and you can easily moisturize the new skin layer. Moisturize with Barbary fig seed oil and you will be marveled.…

3 Ultimate Ingredients That Will Leave You Stress-Free

There are several stressors we can all relate to, whether at work, at home or even within our family; we have experienced it all. Your stress level can build up to be overwhelming, thus lead to serious body and emotional damage.

To ensure a vitalized state for your body, mind and soul, it is extremely crucial you employ stress-relieving practices into your daily routine. My favorite form of letting go is by soaking my body in a bathtub a few times a week. However, as straightforward as it sounds, it is a special method.

Have you ever taken a good swim in the ocean before? If yes, do you remember vividly how your body felt? I know! That feeling is to kill for. Your body most likely felt overly refreshed and serene. Well, it is very possible to bring that same experience into your lovely home.

All you need for this energetic, pick-me-up session is a bathtub and 3 simple ingredients; sea salt, organic argan oil and lavender essential oil.

If you are having a nerve-wrecking day or you feel down about a situation at hand, just smile and let loose. Capture this opportunity in a bathtub to meditate and uplift your spirit, while your favorite song is playing in the background. Warm water bath has proven to be great at plunging stress away, especially after a long dreadful day at work. Not only will it promote wellness, it will put your body and mind into an absolute relaxed mode.

Here are the ingredients and how to use them

1. Sea Salt

If you are looking to discard bad energy, sea salt will deliver that for you, both internally and externally. Sea salt has been used for centuries now, to calm and cleanse the body.

It is pretty easy to confuse sea salt with Epsom salt. Please note that they are two different things and serve different purposes. Epsom salt is mostly used for healing sore muscles, whereas sea salt crumbles negative energy. Negative energy is commonly associated with stress, anger, pain, negative emotions and fear. You can buy sea salt at your local grocery store or in bulk online. My favorite brand is Celtic Sea Salt.

2. Organic Argan Oil

Organic argan oil is chock full of potent vitamins, proteins and essential fatty acids that will enrich your body. In its purest form, it is effective for soothing free radical activities; thanks to its high level of vitamin E. Free radical activities are the primary causes of premature aging.

Your skin is the largest organ in your body and it absorbs 60% of any topical solution you put on it. Without doubt, dipping your whole body while relaxing in this warm bath will ensure that your body is not rubbed the opportunity to soak in the beneficial nutrients argan oil delivers. It will also soften your skin, hair, nails and feet. For extra hydration, apply again after the session.

3. Lavender Essential Oil

My favorite therapy for clearing and maintaining an emotional balance is lavender essential oil. I love it because it relieves tension and anxiety like no other. Modern research has proven that lavender produces a calming, soothing and seductive effect when its scent is inhaled.

Here are the guidelines to follow in uplifting your spirit with these natural wonders.

  1. Feel your bathtub with warm water and pore in 3 cups of sea salt.
  2. Add 12 drops of organic argan oil.
  3. Next up, add 10 drops of lavender essential oil to the mix. I inhale the oil prior adding the drops. Why? To get my body better prepared for the treat.
  4. Dive in and stay calm for about 30mins.
  5. It rejuvenates, so submerge your whole body in the mix. I’m sure you want your skin to feed off the essential nutrients this concoction brings.
  6. Take a deep breath, release, relax and enjoy!


Our first six months on the beach have been tremendously rewarding on all levels -to the POST NO BILLS staff, the artists and all of our valued clients.  On Abbott Kinney, we produced a wide breadth of the highest quality hand made works from inspired artists around the globe.  The pop up space marked a great first chapter of our business – and as we are growing, we are in the process of moving to a new shop to further personalize the experience between the artist and our customers.

Until then, our editions are available around the clock here at We’ll be adding new surprises to our website on a regular basis – starting now.  Last but not least, we wanted to wish you a wonderful holiday season.  In celebration, we are offering POST NO BILLS customers a 10% discount on all of our online purchases of $200 or more – from now until Christmas day (be sure to enter the discount code “HOLIDAY” upon checkout).  Thanks for all the love and support.  Stay inspired – and stay tuned for the next groundbreaking POST NO BILLS show.…