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Cannabis Decrim Bills Now in Effect in Tampa and Volusia County, Florida

Bills to establish a simple citation for those caught possessing small amounts of cannabis – rather than a mandate of being arrested and charged with a criminal act – take full effect today in the Florida city of Tampa, and the Florida county of Volusia. Under Tampa’s law, those caught possessing up to 20 grams …

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Mayor of Tampa, Florida Signs Cannabis Decrim Bill Into Law

Tampa has become the latest Florida city to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis, with Mayor Bob Buckhorn signing into a law today an ordinance to do just that. Under the new law – which was passed 5 to 1 by the City Council earlier this month – those caught possessing up to …

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Cannabis Decriminalization Proposal Approved by Tampa City Council, Heads to Supportive Mayor

A proposal to decriminalize cannabis possession has been given final approval by Tampa, Florida’s City Council. The vote was 5 to 1, sending the measure to the city’s supportive Mayor, Bob Buckhorn; the city’s police chief is also in support of the move. Under the proposed law, those caught possessing up to 20 grams of …

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Tampa, Florida City Council Votes to Decriminalize Cannabis

The City Council of Tampa, Florida has voted 5 to 1 to pass an ordinance that would decriminalize the possession of up to 20 grams of cannabis, a crime that’s currently punishable by up to a year in jail and an $1,000 fine. Under the proposed law, which will receive a final vote on March …

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