Atlanta City Council Votes Unanimously to Decriminalize Marijuana, Heads to Mayor’s Desk

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Atlanta City Council Votes Unanimously to Decriminalize Marijuana, Heads to Mayor’s Desk | Drug Policy Alliance

ATLANTA, GA — Monday afternoon, after two hours of debate amongst the city council members, the Atlanta city council voted unanimously 15-0 to pass Ordinance 17-O-1152. This legislation makes the possession of marijuana under one ounce a non-arrestable offense and lowers the fine to a maximum ticket of $ 75. The mayor has eight days to decide […]

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Another City in Pennsylvania Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

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Another City in Pennsylvania Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession | TJ Baker

YORK, PA — Another city in Pennsylvania has voted to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a fine-only offense. Earlier this week, the York City Council voted to decriminalize the possession of under 30 grams of marijuana, reducing the penalty to a maximum fine of $ 100 and no jail time for first-time offenders. A […]

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GA: Atlanta City Council to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

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GA: Atlanta City Council to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization | NORML

ATLANTA, GA — On Monday, May 15, 2017, the City Council of Atlanta, Georgia will vote on an ordinance that would decriminalize the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana within Atlanta’s City Limits. Under Georgia law, the possession of one ounce or less is an arrestable offense that could result in up to […]

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4 | NORML

KANSAS CITY, MO — After more than a year of negotiations with city officials, and countless hours cultivating support for a ballot measure aimed at decriminalizing certain amounts of marijuana, members of Kansas City NORML will finally have a chance to hear from voters on the issue. Next Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Kansas City voters […]

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Voters in Kansas City, MO Decriminalize Marijuana in Blowout Victory

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Voters in Kansas City, MO Decriminalize Marijuana in Blowout Victory | Justin Strekal

KANSAS CITY, MO — In a blowout victory for sensible criminal justice policy, the voters of Kansas City, Missouri have decided to approve Question 5 and decriminalize marijuana to direct their law enforcement officers to no longer target citizens for possession of the plant and would replace current criminal penalties with just a civil fine. The […]

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Tacoma City Council sorting out details on new cannabis rules

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Tacoma City Council sorting out details on new cannabis rules
Those questions include whether the city should place a local cap on the number of retail marijuana stores it allows to do business, whether it should require cannabis shops to be separated by at least 500 feet and whether Tacoma should permit groups …
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Can Heavy Cannabis Use Increase Chances Of Early Death?
Smoking pot early in life may increase the risk of premature death although it doesn't have a strong link with death and psychosis, a new study suggests. Cannabis is one of those things that constantly divide almost everyone, including the state and …
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Woman remanded on cocaine and cannabis charges
Echteld appeared in the District “B” Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with possession of cannabis; possession with intent to supply cannabis; trafficking cannabis; importation of cannabis; possession of cocaine, possession with intent to supply …
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