Nearly 1,000 Misdemeanors Avoided in Only 4 Months of Cannabis Being Decriminalized in Rhode Island

On April 1st of this year, a piece of legislation aimed at decriminalizing cannabis possession officially become law in Rhode Island.weedcrystal Due to this change, the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis is now just an $150 ticket; prior to this new law taking effect, the possession of any amount of cannabis was a misdemeanor charge which carried with it a potential jail sentence of up to a year.

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