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Orlando, Florida Lawmakers Pass Cannabis Decriminalization Ordinance

Commissioners in Orlando, Florida have given approval to an ordinance that establishes a ticket for those caught possessing up to 20 grams of cannabis – rather than mandatory arrest – similar to laws passed recently in Miami-Dade, Florida’s largest county, as well as Broward County, Palm Beach County, Volusia County, Key West, West Palm Beach, …

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Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Approved in Hallandale Beach, Florida

Lawmakers in Hallandale Beach, Florida have unanimously passed a measure that will establish an $100 fine for those caught possessing small amounts of cannabis. The vote comes just weeks after a similar proposal was approved in Miami-Dade, Florida’s largest county, and Miami Beach. Under the new law, police will have the option of issuing a …

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Cannabis Decriminalization Ordinance Unanimously Approved by Miami Beach Lawmakers

Miami Beach commissioners have unanimously passed an ordinance that would establish an $100 fine for those caught possessing small amounts of cannabis. The vote comes just days after the commissioners of Miami-Dade, the largest county in Florida, passed a similar proposal. Under the new law, police will have the option of issuing a $100 fine …

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Cannabis Decriminalization Bill Approved by Florida’s Largest County

Commissioners of Miami-Dade, Florida’s largest county (with a population of over 2.6 million), have voted to allow police to give a simple civil infraction for the possession of cannabis rather than arresting and charging them. Under current law, the possession of up to 20 grams of cannabis is a misdemeanor which carries with it a …

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