Philadelphia Is About To Be America’s Largest City To Decriminalize Marijuana

PENNSYLVANIA:  Pretty soon, you won’t be considered a criminal for carrying around a little weed in Philadelphia. Philly Mayor Michael Nutter confirmed Monday that he will sign a bill into law that will make his city the largest in America to decriminalize marijuana possession, Philly Mag reports. Essentially it softens the penalty for such an offense from Read the full article…

Philadelphia City Council Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

PENNSYLVANIA:  The Philadelphia City Council on Thursday passed a measure decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, following a wave of U.S. states and cities lowering penalties on the drug. The city council voted 13-to-3 to make possession of less than one ounce (30 grams) of marijuana a civil offense punishable by a $25 fine. Read the full article…