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3. Decrim Wave in the States

Delaware became the 16th state with a marijuana decriminalization law in June; it went into effect in December. Possession of up to one ounce is now punishable by a $100 fine. Also, pot laws were liberalized in Louisiana, Nebraska and Oregon, and decriminalized in Milwaukee, Wichita and Miami Beach, as well as in several towns in Michigan. However, in Illinois, the governor vetoed a decrim bill in September.

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Steve Bloom

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