Heard on the Hill

Yep, that’s a giant joint on the lawn of the Capitol

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton joined pro-cannabis activists at a Tuesday rally

Marijuana activists hold up a 51-foot inflatable joint during a rally at the U.S. Capitol to call on Congress pass cannabis reform legislation on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Activists with various D.C.-area pro-cannabis groups rallied on the East Lawn of the Capitol on Tuesday to urge Congress to take action on marijuana legalization. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., was among the speakers at the event.

“It is time Congress got the memo, the country is already there on legalization,” Holmes Norton said.

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