Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Atlanta Is The Latest U.S. City to Decriminalize Marijuana

By Grace Donnelly

Atlanta’s city council decided unanimously to decriminalize marijuana Monday night. They voted 15-0 to make the penalty for possession of one ounce or less a $75 fine — a move that aims to neutralize uneven policing and enforcement of drug laws in the city where 92% of individuals arrested for marijuana between 2014 and 2016 were black.  Read more >>