D.C. Votes to Free the Weed


pot-marijuanaPlace your bets on which lawmaker is hotboxing the Capitol Building first. Today, the D.C. Council voted 10-1 decriminalize marijuana. The law is one of the nation’s most lenient, and reduces the potential one-year jail sentence that comes with possession of under one ounce of weed, to just a $25 fine.

The lawmakers maintained a ban on smoking in public, but D.C. police will not be allowed to arrest someone for the smell of marijuana, the will have to see smoke. Read more at The Washington Post.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


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