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Milwaukee Mayor Signs Measure Reducing Penalty for Cannabis Possession by 90%

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has signed into law a measure reducing the penalty for cannabis possession by 90%. The measure passed the city’s Common Council earlier this month with a 10 to 3 vote. The new law reduces the penalty for someone caught possessing up to 25 grams of cannabis from a $500 fine, to …

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Milwaukee Council Votes to Reduce Penalty for Cannabis Possession by 90%

The Milwaukee Common Council has voted to significantly reduce the penalty for the possession of up to 25 grams of cannabis. The proposal, which was approved with a 10 to 3 vote, would reduce the penalty from a $500 fine, to a maximum fine of $50. The measure now goes to Mayor Tom Barrett for …

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