Denver City Council Makes Move To Decriminalize Marijuana

COLORADO:  The Denver City Council has made a move to try and make sure kids who are caught with pot aren’t punished too harshly.

A law voters passed last year decriminalized marijuana possession for adults but it didn’t consider the legal repercussions for a minor.

People under 21 with pot were left open to criminal charges that would stay on their permanent record.

Denver city councilors want it to become a civil charge still enforced by a petty fine but with no lasting legal consequences.

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