Last month our AWESOME TKC BLOG COMMUNITY was FIRST to report that Mayor Quinton Lucas planned to pardon 8,000 Kansas City misdemeanor marijuana convictions.
Today he made the announcement official during his speech at Center High School today.
However . . .
ALREADY CRITICS COMPLAIN THAT MAYOR LUCAS TALKING WEED FORGIVENESS AT A SCHOOL MIGHT NOT BE SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE!!!
Supporters are already spreading the social media love while others joke that the Mayor was mistaken in his effort to correct POT-HOLES.
Here's the aftermath of the speech . . .
High Times In Kansas City
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas says that without focusing on basic city services in 2020, any goodwill that's been built up means nothing. "I can say Kansas City is on a roll, it has momentum ... until the cows come home," Lucas told KCUR ahead of Wednesday's State of the City address.
Kansas City Weed Clemency
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas said he will begin pardoning those who have received municipal violations for marijuana possession and those non-violent offenders who were convicted for having marijuana drug paraphernalia. Lucas made the announcement in his State of the City speech Thursday night.
Potholes Abound In KC
by: Travis Meier Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's an issue with which many Kansas Citians are well-traveled: bad roads. During his State of the City address, Kansas City Mayor Lucas said he wants to make infrastructure a top budget priority for 2020. To do so, he has created a "Pothole Czar."
Developing . . .