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SB 297 - Reduces Fine for Marijuana Possession Under 10 Grams - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Fine for Marijuana Possession Under 10 Grams

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces the fine for the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, effective October 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana as a civil offense punishable by a maximum fine of $100, whereas current law allows for imprisonment up to 90 days and a maximum fine of $500 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reduces Fine for Marijuana Possession Under 10 Grams

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