Be aware that in the district, according to DC.GOV. “Smoking, eating, or drinking marijuana – or holding or carrying a lighted roll of paper or other lighted smoking equipment filled with marijuana – in any public space, street alley or park” is illegal. Even smoking in public housing. We do not promote violating this ordinance.
Can you smoke weed on federal property?
NO YOU CAN NOT! Your fantasy to smoke weed in dc on the White House Lawns or the steps of the Capitol building need to stay in your mind. It is illegal to smoke on federal property. This also extends to areas you may not consider. The Arboretum is federally owned land. All of the outside monuments on the mall are on federal property. The Smithsonian museums are on federally owned land. A desire to engage in 420 activities in or on any of these areas is definitely NOT the move!
Can you smoke marijuana in public places in DC?
This is where the fun begins. This is a strong disclaimer. I DO NOT suggest smoking in public anywhere in the city. However, if you drive through most areas of the city on a beautiful day you may easily smell sweet cannabis being burned. Where you can smoke weed in DC depends on your activities and where you are headed. Can you smoke weed walking down the street in Washington DC? The technical answer is no. However, with vape pens and one-hitters it is quite easy to do so discreetly.
Can I walk down the street and smoke weed in DC?
Thats an easy answer, NO YOU CAN NOT! You may see someone walking down the street with a joint or blunt smoking in public space. People think because it is recreational legal and police are not harassing people for cannabis that it is ok to smoke weed in public. There is something called common sense though. If there is a day-care group of toddlers walking down the street and you are Puff the Magic Dragon walking along them an officer may deal with your blatant disregard for smoking in public in dc. Nor would I be at an outside table eating at a restaurant and start lighting up curbside. Use situational awareness if you are going to publicly consume.
Can I smoke weed in my DC hotel room?
Well technically the answer is NO. If you get caught you might end up getting a $250 smoke fee charged to your credit card on file. After a few rounds of trial and error, I figured out some approaches. I can now tell you what I did to maintain my smoke routine without getting caught by hotel security and getting kicked out of room.
How to smoke weed in Washington DC hotel room.
#1 You have to let go of the joints. I quickly learned to switch to a pipe or a flower friendly vape if I wanted to have any hope of peace. You have to remember it is not a private residence.
#2 Stay in the bathroom and smoke! Don’t openly smoke weed in the room. You’re just asking to get caught by “Karen” walking by your room. Edibles are the only way to avoid the stink of weed completely. The hotel manager himself suggested this to me off the record. The aroma that comes along with grinding, rolling, burning, and exhaling is too conspicuous. That’s some shit you have to do outside, so either take it out of the hotel or don’t do it at all.
#3 Find something to neutralize the odor. I had to upgrade my air freshener. Febreze if you didn’t know, is code for stoner activity for the average hotel manager. Most stoners just spray it everywhere. It mixes with the existing scent, then it becomes obvious. Upgrade to a diffuser and clean burning soy candles like Cannabolish. Throw in some Volcano room spray for a fresh floral scent.
#4 Use a smoke buddy
Is smoking weed while driving in DC legal?
This is a hard hard NO! Be aware that it is not legal to consume marijuana while operating a vehicle. That includes smoking or vaping. It is also not wise to have ounces of marijuana on you while you have smoke pouring out of your car windows riding through the city. Even tho adults 21 years or older can possess up to two ounces. Some do not realize this but this extends to water vehicles as well. Be mindful it is illegal to consume while operating and chilling on your water vehicle as well. Follow the initiative 71 DC marijuana laws. Smoke weed on private property. 420 safely my friends!
Can you smoke weed in DC night clubs?
So, you are in the city visiting or this is your stomping grounds or you’re wondering about the DC nightclubs you can smoke weed in. Either way you want to know where you can smoke weed and enjoy the nightlife.
Try going to a rooftop bar? There are more than a few located in the city. Find the one that caters to your niche crowd. My favorite spot, which shall remain nameless, allows folks to toke up in the night sky overlooking what seems like every area of the city. Plan your DC smoking experience accordingly