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Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries: End Arrests for Small Amounts of Marijuana

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Prospect Heights Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries wants to reduce penalties for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.

Currently those caught displaying 25 grams (seven-eighths of an ounce) or less of marijuana in public can be arrested on a misdemeanor, while those who have that amount in private are hit with a $100 fine.

Read the whole story at Prospect Heights, NY Patch