South Carolina Representative Proposes New Bill For Marijuana

An attorney appearing in court on behalf of a client was cited for possession after dropping a two ounce bag of marijuana on the floor.

SOUTH CAROLINA:  State representative Mike Pitts is a retired Greenville police officer … So a bill he just prefiled might surprise some people.

It would decriminalize the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. 

It would not legalize it … But instead of a -criminal- offense … It would be a civil case with a fine … Instead of possible jail time. 

“As a law enforcement officer, the biggest thing that I see is a person can be arrested for a small amount, a half-a-joint, for instance. Criminal record stays there forever unless they have it expunged.” 

Read full article @ WJBF

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  1. says

    we need jobs lets get it legal everywhere too many people homeless and unemployed such as myself . medical marijuana patient is unemployed!!! lookin for January 2015 weed conventions to sell stickers and such things at !!! help me stay warm this winter

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