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New Orleans Cannabis Decrim Bill Signed Into Law by Mayor Mitch Landrieu

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed Ordinance #31,148 into law Wednesday, altering the city’s cannabis possession law. Under the new law, which takes effect June 21st, police officers will be given the option of simply ticketing an individual caught possessing up to 14 grams of cannabis, rather than arresting them as the law currently mandates. Tickets will range in …

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