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Marijuana Now Decriminalized in New Mexico’s Most Populated City (Just in Time for 4/20)

An ordinance decriminalizing the possession of personal amounts of marijuana has officially taken effect in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The new law coincidentally (or maybe not!) takes effect on 4/20, the unofficial cannabis holiday (the law officially took effect as the clocks hit midnight MDT). The law taking effect comes a little over two weeks after it …

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Albuquerque Mayor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance Into Law

The mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico has signed into law an ordinance that decriminalizes the personal possession of marijuana. The new law, approved by the city council earlier this month in a 5 to 4 vote, makes the possession of up to an ounce (28 grams) of marijuana a simple $25 ticket. It was signed …

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Albuquerque City Council Gives Approval to Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

The Albuquerque, New Mexico City Council has passed an ordinance that would decriminalize the possession of personal amounts of marijuana. The ordinance, which was approved by the council in a close 5 to 4 vote,  would make the possession of up to an ounce (28 grams) of marijuana a simple $25 ticket. Currently possessing even …

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Albuquerque, New Mexico City Council Passes Measure to Decriminalize Cannabis

The Albuquerque, New Mexico City Council today passed a measure to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis. The proposal was approved with a 5 to 4 vote. The ordinance would remove the possession of an ounce or less of cannabis from the city’s criminal code, effectively making it no longer a …

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In 72 Days Alaska, Oregon, D.C. and Several Cities to Vote on Legalization, Florida to Vote on Medical

In a little over 10 weeks, on November 4th, voters in several cities and states will have the opportunity to continue the growing momentum behind the movement to end cannabis prohibition, and they’ll be able to do so in a big way. In Oregon, voters will be deciding the fate of Measure 91, an initiative …

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Albuquerque City Council Votes to Put Cannabis Decriminalization Initiative on November Ballot

The Albuquerque, New Mexico City Council, in a close 5 to 4 vote, has approved a move to put an initiative to decriminalize cannabis to a vote of the people this November. The initiative would make the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis a simple $25 fine for those 21 and older. The …

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Cannabis Decriminalization Proposal Introduced in Albuquerque, New Mexico

On Monday Albuquerque, New Mexico City Councilor Rey Garduno introduced legislation to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis for those 21 and older, reducing the charge to a simple $25 ticket. Under the proposed law, Albuquerque, which is the most populous city in New Mexico, would save around $5 million annually …

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