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LL couldn’t resist tagging along for this item on Mayor Vince Gray‘s schedule today:

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Drug Paraphernalia Sales Press Conference and Neighborhood Walk-Through

RE: Mayor to Visit Neighborhood Merchants & Discourage Sales of Drug Paraphernalia

The Bunn Building

3127 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE (press conference location; event will be followed by visits to several businesses in 2700, 2800, 2900, 3000 and 3100 blocks of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE)

(Media: Open)

Gray visited several shops, chastising owners for selling drug paraphernalia, including one who offered him a free soda, perhaps by way of apology. He also told LL he’s never smoked pot. Here’s a quick interview the mayor stopped for:

YouTube video