Marijuana Decriminalization Advances in Canada

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http://www.freep.com/news/metro/can28_20030528.htm The Canadian government proposed yesterday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana but to set stricter penalties for those apprehended for trafficking the drug, reports the Detroit Free Press. Under the bill, anyone caught with up to 15 grams -- enough for 15 to 30 joints -- would only be fined. Penalties would be reduced for people growing up to 25 . . .

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