Naturally, law enforcement groups are against the measure--they get a lot of funding from the federal government for arresting and prosecuting non-violent drug offenders.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Montana Democrat Introduces Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana
Democratic Rep. Brady Wiseman, of Bozeman, Montana, has introduced a bill which would reduce the punishment for possession of less than thirty grams of marijuana to a fine of $50. Montana's current punishment for possession in that amount is a fine of $500 and up to six months of imprisonment.
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