WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Yesterday the City Council of Jackson, Mississippi voted unanimously to decriminalize marijuana, amending Chapter 86, Article III in the City of Jackson Code of Ordinances to effectively limit the maximum penalty for possession of 30 grams or less of cannabis to a $100 fine, with no prison time.
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Although the 2016 elections are two years away, a growing number of states are taking up efforts to see marijuana legalization on the ballot. This week, Maine and Mississippi, both joined the efforts of California, Arizona, Nevada and Massachusetts.
The Federal Government’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) budgeted 21 kilograms of marijuana for 2014, but it just bumped that up to 650 kilograms.