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Blazin With Bobby Black EPISODE #37: Patrick Nightingale Pittsburgh NORML

Between President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions trying to bring back draconian Drug War-era sentencing guideline, it’s been a pretty scary week for our democracy. To help make some sense of it all, Bobby welcomes on defense attorney and executive director of Pittsburgh NORML Patrick Nightingale for a special extended edition of our new Trumpocalypse Now! segment. Plus: a quick recap of some of the week’s headiest headlines in The Burndown. Brought to you by 420 Science.

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Pennsylvania: Measure Pending to Reduce Marijuana Possession Penalties

Friend,

Legislation is pending to reduce minor marijuana possession penalties and members of the House Transportation Committee are scheduled to vote on HB 928 TOMORROW.

Under current law, possession of up to 30 grams is third-degree misdemeanor that carries up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine and a driver’s license suspension if convicted by a plea or trial.

House Bill 928 amends state law so that first and second marijuana possession offenses (up to 30 grams) are reduced from misdemeanor offenses to a summary offense, punishable by a fine only.

Click here to contact you elected officials in support of reducing marijuana possession penalties.

Thanks for all you do,
The NORML Team