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Lawmaker Not Comfortable With Decriminalization Of Marijuana

February 24th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

As lawmakers in Annapolis consider legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana, one top lawmaker has come up with an alternative. WBAL reports House Speaker Pro Tempre and Baltimore County Delegate Adrienne Jones admits that she is not comfortable with legalizing marijuana for recreational use.  She's also not comfortable with decriminalization, where the penalty for marijuana possession is reduced to a fine. Jones is proposing what she thinks is a way will keep those charged with having less than 10 grams of marijuana out of jail.  She says it's marijuana diversion. Overall, Jones says she doesn’t see any way marijuana will be legalized or decriminalized this session…


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