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Vote On Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of Marijuana Today

March 14th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

The State Senate is poised to take a final vote Friday on a bill to decriminalize possessing small amounts ot marijuana.  The bill reduces the penalty for small amounts of marijuana from 90-days in jail to a 100-dollar civil fine.  The final vote was expected Thursday, but was delayed until Friday so the bill could be printed for all 47 senators.  Meanwhile, a bill to legalize marijuana for recreational use got a hearing Thursday in the House Judiciary Committee.  Committee member Kevin Kelly, an Allegany County democrat, staunchly opposes both proposed measures…





 

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