Poll: Decriminalize Marijuana?

A bill floating in the state Assembly would do just that

By Charlie LaPlaca

 

A bill up for consideration by a state Assembly panel next week would decriminalize possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana.

The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Monday will review bipartisan legislation that would replace criminal penalties with fines for possession of enough marijuana for just less than 30 joints, according to a report  in today’s Star Ledger.

The state director of the Drug Policy Alliance told the newspaper that the bill is the farthest marijuana decriminalization has ever gotten in the state Legislature.

 

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