Kansas City Question 5 Weed Downside???
Brief spin on upcoming Kansas City marijuana reform vote that's expected to in a landslide . . . Pleading guilty to possessing a controlled substance doesn't look good on a permanent record for all the jobs that stoners aren't going to get anyhoo . . .
Kansas City voters could decide next month to lower marijuana possession fines to $25 from $500 and eliminate jail time, but city officials warn the move could hit low-income defendants with unintended consequences. Nearly 70 percent of those charged in city court were black, according to a Star analysis of court data.