Marijuana penalty reform goes up in smoke

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Posted 5:07 PM 4/22/2014 : Marijuana penalty reform goes up in smoke

BATON ROUGE - A move to ease penalties for marijuana possession died at the state Capitol today after it ran into some heavy opposition and failed in a close vote in a Senate committee.

"We are not decriminalizing marijuana," said Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans. "let me say that again... Read More

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