Wednesday, June 08, 2011

wooooooooooooooooooo hooooooooooooooooooo!!!

it's about time! believe it or not i don't even smoke (pot that is, unfortunately i DO smoke heaters)

i think pot, any amout of pot SHOULD be legal. period. my view

Connecticut To Lessen Penalty For Half-Ounce Or Less Of Pot

The Hartford CourantFirst-timers caught with a small amount of pot in Connecticut will soon be treated like traffic scofflaws instead of criminals.

The House of Representatives voted 90-57 Tuesday to decriminalize possession of a half-ounce or less of marijuana, the equivalent of about 30 joints. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hailed the measure as a fairer — and more fiscally sound — public policy, and intends to sign it once it reaches his desk. The new law will take effect July 1.

Activists pushing for a change in the state's marijuana laws savored their victory. They had argued for years that the state's current drug laws unfairly stigmatize young people, especially minorities, by burdening them with criminal records for relatively minor offenses..............

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