California Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Thursday signed into law a bill that decriminalizes the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana. The bill reduces simple possession from a misdemeanor to an infraction. Currently, small-time pot possession is “semi-decriminalized” in California. There is no possible jail sentence and a maximum $100 fine. But because possession…

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NDP Supports Decriminalization

Reading over the NDP website, I find that they are supportive of decriminalizing marijuana. “Decriminalizing marijuana possession with the goal of removing its production and distribution from the control of organized crime.” “Adopting a harm reduction approach to substance abuse and permitting the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes” We should all encourage our friends…

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