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Legislation to Defelonize Cannabis Possession Signed into Law in Tennessee

Legislation to remove the possibility of a felony conviction for the personal possession of up to half an ounce of cannabis has been signed into law by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. Under current law, someone caught possessing up to a half ounce of cannabis for the third time can be charged with a felony punishable …

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Tennessee Bill to End Jail Time for Cannabis Possession Passes House Committee

Tennessee’s House Finance, Ways & Means Committee has passed House Bill 0873, a proposal to end the possibility of jail for the possession and exchange of up to an ounce of cannabis. Under current Tennessee law, someone caught possessing or sharing up to half an ounce of cannabis can be hit with a misdemeanor charge, …

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