Denver City Council Plans to Decriminalize Cannabis for Those Under 21

On December 23rd, Denver, Colorado’s City Council is expected to unanimously approve a proposal to decriminalize cannabis possession for thoseGod Bud Strain | Cannabis Directory | Strains under 21, according to CBS.

With the passage of Amendment 64 last year, the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis is no longer a crime for those over 21. However, despite this new law, those under 21 caught in possession of cannabis – even a miniscule amount – can still be hit with a drug charge that can stay on their permanent record. To fix this, the Denver City Council is looking to reduce the charge associated with a minor in possession of cannabis to a simple ticket, rather than an arrestable misdemeanor.

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