As an intern at NPR, I wanted to shed some light on what was happening in the District. I wanted to give my colleagues and listeners a glimpse into the changes my city is undergoing as they intern and live within it. The battle over medical marijuana seems very shallow but there is much more to see beyond the surface. Questions of economics, crime, marijuana’s legal status, and gentrification come into play. When you listen to this piece, you get a sense of that.
Let me be the first to tell you that this was not a piece to push some sort of agenda. I present both sides and leave you with enough room to make up your own mind. All I ask is that you enjoy and ask more questions. This is just one of the reasons that all eyes are on DC. Click the link below to listen.