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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Says It's Time to Decriminalize Minor Marijuana Use in Connecticut

Malloy decided a long time ago that possession of small amounts of marijuana should not be treated as a criminal offense, and he wants Connecticut to join him. The Democratic governor's plan to reduce the penalty for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana from a crime to an infraction that carries a fine is the subject of a public hearing Monday before the Legislature's Judiciary Committee. (Link to Story)

The people opposed are idiots

The people opposed are idiots as usual. So giving kids a hundred dollar fine for doing something that they do already is not alright. But if it its a thousand dollars and cost the courts money and the kid cant get a job because of his record then well that is ok. I also still cant believe that the gateway drug thing is still being said. The only reason why it might be a gateway drug is because you have to get it from a drug dealer who might try and push heroin or crack on you. Just look at the medical dispensaries when i go in i get my weed in a safe environment were no shady drug dealer is going to try and rip you off  and sell you shitty product. Really i am getting tired of these same old arguments that have been debunked many times and people still use them.

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