KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One month after Kansas City voters approved an ordinance to ease penalties for people caught with small amounts of marijuana, city council members are continuing to address "unintended consequences." The ordinance "reduced the penalty but not necessarily the consequences of the criminality of it," said council member Alissia Canady.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Kansas City Council Lady Canady Warns Of Weed Charges Despite Marijuana Reform
Local voters approved a recent petition initiative that challenges jail time for a small amount of weed . . . But the charges remain the same against po'folk who actually get picked up on an offense that's tantamount to jaywalking given the much more serious crimes on local streets nowadays. Take a look: