Cincinnati Decriminalizes Marijuana up to .5lb

It looks like you will soon be able to possess up to a half of a pound of marijuana in the city of Cincinnati.

Cincinnati City Council started the process Monday to decriminalize marijuana – though Police Chief Eliot Isaac said he had some concerns about the idea, our media partners with the Cincinnati Enquirer said.

During a law committee meeting Monday, Isaac said he would enforce whatever council passed, but was concerned about decriminalizing up to roughly half a pound, as the ordinance calls for.

“I am very sensitive… to how laws sometimes disproportionately affect different communities,” Isaac said in committee. “But a half pound concerns me. I’m not comfortable with any of it, but … I will enforce it.”

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