Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect In Delaware

The law makes possession by an adult of a "personal use" quantity of marijuana, defined as an ounce or less, a civil offense punishable by a fine of $100

DELAWARE: Delaware has officially decriminalized possession by adults of small amounts of marijuana.A decriminalization law signed in June by Gov. Jack Markell took effect early Friday morning.The law makes possession by an adult of a “personal use” quantity of marijuana, defined as an ounce or less, a civil offense punishable by a fine of $100. Simple Read the full article…

Delaware House OKs Marijuana Decriminalization

The bill passed the House by a 24-14 vote, and now heads to the Senate.  Gov. Jack Markell supports decriminalization. No House Republicans voted in favor of the legislation on Tuesday.

DELAWARE: Delaware House lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation that would treat simple marijuana possession and personal use by adults like a traffic violation, replacing criminal penalties with civil fines. The bill passed the House by a 24-14 vote, and now heads to the Senate.  Gov. Jack Markell supports decriminalization. No House Republicans voted in favor Read the full article…