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Philadelphia City Council Votes to Decriminalize Cannabis Possession

A Philadelphia¬†measure to decriminalize cannabis possession, introduced by Councilmember Jim Kenney, has been approved by the full Council with a 13 to 3 vote, and now awaits consideration by the city’s mayor, who has until September to either sign the bill into law, veto it, or allow it to become law without his signature. Under …

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Philadelphia Proposal to Decriminalize Cannabis Passes Council Committee

A key committee of the Philadelphia City Council has given approval to a bill which would decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis. The measure, introduced by Councilmember Jim Kenney and approved by the Law and Government Committee, would make the possession of 30 grams or less of cannabis a simple $25 …

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