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Possessing an Ounce of Marijuana is No Longer a Criminal Offense in Rhode Island

Thanks to legislation which passed through the state’s House and Senate and was signed by the governor last year, possessing up to an ounce of marijuana in Rhode Island is no longer an arrestable misdemeanor offense. Starting today, April 1st, such a charge will be reduced to a civil infraction – a simple $150 ticket. …

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