A separate ordinance passed by the city clears the criminal records of those convicted of low-level marijuana possession offenses. It is estimated that some 10,000 residents will be granted blanket pardons under this action.
The City of Jacksonville, Florida is considering a marijuana decriminalization measure that would impose a $100 fine for possessing 20 grams or less of instead of jail time.
NORML KC to continue series of educational seminars to discuss the final rules for Amendment 2. Patients and caregivers will receive all the resources they need to be compliant with Missouri’s medical marijuana program. Each seminar is free and open to the public!
Municipal governments across Michigan move to ban the sale of adult-use marijuana, but advocates remain hopeful education and guidance from state lawmakers will provide a new perspective.
Following the lead of other major cities and counties in states that have legalized adult-use marijuana local officials in Colorado are taking action to undo the injustices of marijuana prohibition.
As state lawmakers in Georgia continue to drag their feet on marijuana law reforms, municipalities across the Peach State are taking matters into their own hands. Kingsland is the seventh municipality to ease penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Police in the Pennsylvania cities of Allentown and Bethlehem continue to arrest hundreds of residents for less than 30 grams of cannabis while opiate and cocaine arrests seem to be going down.
Legal Aid of Western Missouri, an organization that provides free, comprehensive civil legal services to low-income people, can now offer free legal services to indigent defendants charged with marijuana possession.