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Pennsylvania Committee Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Legislation that would decriminalize an individual’s first two instances of personal marijuana possession has been passed by a key House committee in Pennsylvania. House Bill 928 would reduce the penalty for possessing marijuana for the first and secondĀ  time from a misdemeanor to a fine of $300 with no possibility of jail time (given the …

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Lawmakers in York Pass Ordinance to Decriminalize Marijuana for Those 18+

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The York City Council has given approval to an ordinance that decriminalizes the possession of slightly over an ounce of marijuana. The ordinance, approved on a 4 to 1 vote, decriminalizes the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis for those 18 and older: The measure was introduced by Councilmember Judy Ritter-Dickson. Under the …

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Pennsylvania Should Decriminalize Cannabis, Says Governor

Pennsylvania should move forward with decriminalizing the personal possession of cannabis, according to Governor Tom Wolf. “I think we need to do that in a more systematic fashion,” Wolf said during an interview with WITF-FM’s Smart Talk. “There are too many people who are going to prison because of the use of very modest amounts …

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