How the war on drugs will be handled under the new presidential
administration remains hazy, especially with regard to marijuana as
state laws slowly continue to adapt lower penalties for those using it
to get high.
Most recently, a Massachusetts voter-approved law to decriminalize
possession of up to an ounce of marijuana went into effect Jan. 2.
Violators will be issued a citation and must either pay a maximum $100
civil penalty or request a civil hearing before a clerk or judge.
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