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Louisiana House passes bill proposing to decriminalize marijuana

(Source: KSPR-TV)
Updated: May. 11, 2021 at 7:50 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Louisiana House of Representatives passed a bill proposing to decriminalize possession of marijuana by a 67-25 margin Tuesday, May 11.

The bill authored by State Rep. Cedric B. Glover (D - Shreveport) would make possessing marijuana a misdemeanor crime with a max fine of $100 for possession of 14 grams or less.

The Louisiana Senate will now hear the bill for debate.

More details to come.

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