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Cannabis Decrim Ordinance Passed by Memphis, Tennessee City Council


The Memphis City Council voted today to pass an ordinance that will establish a $50 ticket for the possession of small amounts of cannabis. The vote was close, 7 to 6. The ordinance, which is similar to one passed recently by the Nashville Metro City Council (that measure currently awaits a signature from Mayor Megan …

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Lawmakers in Memphis, Tennessee Pass Cannabis Decrim Measure


The Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee of the Memphis City Council (which is made up of eight of the council’s 13 members) has voted 5 to 2 to pass an ordinance that would establish a $50 ticket for possession of up to half an ounce of cannabis. The ordinance will now go to the full …

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