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Nashville Council Gives Final Approval to Cannabis Decriminalization

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With a 35 to 3 vote, the Nashville Metro City Council has given final approval to an ordinance that will decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis. Mayor Meagan Barry says she will sign it into law. Under the proposed ordinance, which will go into effect immediately following Mayor Barry’s signature, the possession of …

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Nashville Council Unanimously Passes Ordinance to Decriminalize Cannabis

In a unanimous voice vote, the Nashville Metro City Council has voted to pass an ordinance to decriminalize small amounts of cannabis. This second reading vote comes roughly three weeks after the council voted 32 to 4 to pass the measure through its first reading. It will receive a final vote on September 20th. “There’s …

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Nashville Lawmakers Vote 32 to 4 to Decriminalize Cannabis

A Nashville measure to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis has received initial approval from the Metro City Council. The vote was 32 to 4. Under the proposed law, the possession of up to a half an ounce of cannabis would no longer result in a criminal charge or jail time, instead being …

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