Oklahoma bill reducing marijuana criminal penalty unanimously passes House committee

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Courtesy of okhouse.gov

 

Criminal penalties for marijuana possession in Oklahoma would be reduced under a bill passed without objection by a House committee.
The House Public Safety Committee voted 14-0 on Wednesday for the bill that would make first and second offenses of marijuana possession a misdemeanor. Under current law, a second offense is a felony punishable by between two and 10 years in prison.

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