Ah, hemp — the durable, pliable wonder fiber that might happen to be derived from relatives of the marijuana plant but has nothing, absolutely nothing to do with getting high. Right? Well, perhaps not if you’re talking about the Capitol Hemp stores that were raided last night by police, who arrested seven on drug charges after THC tests came up positive. Owner Adam Eidinger tells HuffPo that the employees found with trace amounts of pot “were violating store policy.” Much more at DCist.
In other news:
Vincent Gray gave Sulaimon Brown anti-Fenty talking points, source says (AP)
United Medical Center’s profit is on paper, not in reality (WBJ)
Gray sets his ethics reform priorities (WaTimes)
Meet condo design maven Eric Colbert, “the architect we deserve” (Housing Complex)
Advice from Mr. and Mrs. Jaffe (Washingtonian)