HIGH! PB County Closer To Just Wrist Slapping For Marijuana

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm County Commision is thisclose to changing marijuana possession from an offense that lands you in jail to an offense that merely leads to a charge…on your credit card. 

From the County’s own write up of the latest commission meeting:

Marijuana – approved on preliminary reading and to advertise for public hearing on October 20 an ordinance establishing a civil citation for possession of small amounts of marijuana. The proposed ordinance allows law enforcement to issue a civil citation with a civil fine of $100 for anyone 18 and older who is in possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana and/or marijuana drug paraphernalia.