Federal Court: ‘We Have Our Doubts That Imprisonment Is An Appropriate Treatment’ For Marijuana Use

Hallandale Beach is officially the first city in Broward County that will punish marijuana violations with a fine instead of an arrest.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  An opinion signed by three appellate judges, all of whom were appointed by Republican presidents, criticized a federal trial judge for returning a man to prison because of his marijuana use. As Judge Richard Posner’s opinion for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit noted, there was no indication that Read the full article…