Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Expected to Sign Marijuana Reform Bill

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Expected to Sign Marijuana Reform Bill

New Law Would Be Important Step Toward Reducing Louisiana’s Notoriously Overcrowded Prisons and Jails; Even With This Reform, Louisiana’s Marijuana Laws Would Remain Harsher Than Nearly All Other U.S. States; Majority of Louisianans Support Ending All Criminal Penalties for Marijuana Possession

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana legislature voted Monday to reform its state’s severely punitive marijuana laws and reduce criminal penalties for simple marijuana possession. If signed into law, it’s expected to save the state up to $17…

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Source: The Daily Chronic