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Memphis City Council Committee Takes Step for Decriminalization

Memphis City Council Committee Takes Step for Decriminalization

Memphis City Council Committee Takes Step for Decriminalization

On Aug. 23, 2016, a Memphis City Council committee voted 5-2 to pass a marijuana decriminalization ordinance to decriminalize simple possession.

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Memphis Councilman to Offer Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

A Memphis, Tenn., councilman soon will offer a marijuana decriminalization ordinance similar to one being discussed in Nashville, Tenn., according to an article at WREG.com. Representatives of Councilman Berlin Boyd said he will introduce an ordinance that would establish a civil penalty of $50 for possession or exchange of half an ounce of pot or less.


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