After being delayed in the beginning of October, the Dallas cite-and-release program was finally approved in Dallas County on Oct. 17, 2017.
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On May 15, 2017, Mobile, Alabama, Mayor Sandy Stimpson announced that he would sponsor a city ordinance that would, among other things, allow city law enforcement officials the discretion to issue a marijuana citation for simple possession.
Georgia’s capital city is once again thinking about decriminalizing marijuana within city limits. According to an update by Peachtree NORML, the Atlanta City Council will take a vote Ordinance 17-O-1152, an ordinance decriminalizing marijuana, on May 15, 2017.
On Jan. 20, 2017, marijuana activists in Philadelphia staged a peaceful protest and community outreach event in Rittenhouse Square.
The Tennessee Attorney General released an opinion statement saying Metro Nashville’s marijuana decriminalization ordinance has got to go.
In the city of Nashville, officials have begun gathering information on marijuana citations and arrests in an effort to help combat potential racial discrimination.
In Florida, the Tampa City Council has given preliminary approval to a measure that would lessen the penalty for possessing marijuana.
On Dec. 21, 2015, the Pittsburgh City Council voted 7-2 to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.