St. Louis Mayor Signs Cannabis Decriminalization Measure

1w
3m read
Summary

Louis cannabis decriminalization measure also has the support of activists and representatives of Missouri’s growing medical cannabis industry. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones signed a cannabis decriminalization ordinance this week, saying the measure will help address racial disparities in the city’s enforcement of cannabis prohibition laws. The new ordinance, Board Bill 132, repeals city laws related to the possession of small amounts of cannabis and drug paraphernalia within the City of St. Louis more competitive in hiring for city positions.” Monday’s signing ceremony was attended by aldermen representing communities from across St. St.

Article Preview

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones signed a cannabis decriminalization ordinance this week, saying the measure will help address racial disparities in the city’s enforcement of cannabis prohibition laws. Jones approved the measure, which was passed by the Board of Alderman last month, at a signing ceremony held at City Hall on Monday.

The new ordinance, Board Bill 132, repeals city laws related to the possession of small amounts of cannabis and drug paraphernalia within the City of St. Louis. The mayor’s office noted in a statement...

Read the full article @ High Times