Tag: marijuana decriminalization

Cannabis Possession Now Decriminalized in Delaware

The possession of up to an ounce of cannabis is no longer a criminal offense for those 21 and older in Delaware, thanks to House Bill 39 officially taking effect at 12:00am EST on Friday, December 18th. The new law makes it so that those 21 and older caught possessing up to an ounce of …

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Illinois House Approves Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

With a 62 to 53 vote, the Illinois House of Representatives gave passage Thursday to┬áHouse Bill 218, a proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis. Under the proposed law, those caught possessing up to 15 grams of cannabis would no longer face the possibility of jail time, but instead would face a …

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Wichita, Kansas Decriminalizes Cannabis

Voters in Wichita, the largest city in Kansas, have approved an initiative to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis. The initiative was approved with 54% in favor, 46% opposed, roughly the same percentage that approved legalization initiatives in 2012 in Colorado and Washington State. The initiative decriminalizes the possession of up to 32 …

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Poll: 61% of American Voters Support Cannabis Legalization, 72% Support Decriminalization

New polling released by the Benenson Strategy Group and SKDKnickerbocker shows that a strong majority of voters in the United States are in favor of legalizing cannabis, with an ever higher percentage in support of decriminalizing cannabis. According to the Beyond the Beltway poll, 61% of voters agree that state-regulated sales of cannabis should be …

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