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Now This Governor Wants To Decriminalize Small Amounts Of Pot

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Craig Boudreau Vice Reporter

Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf thinks it’s time the state decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, as arrests for possession can ruin families and lives, Pittsburgh’s WTAE reported Monday.

Some Pennsylvania cities have already moved to decriminalize small amounts of the drug, and Wolf thinks decriminalization should be statewide.

“There are too many people who are going to prison because of the use of very modest amounts or carry modest amounts of marijuana, and that is clogging up our prisons,” Wolf told a local radio station during an interview. “[I]t’s destroying families and it’s hurting our economy, so I think decriminalization is the first step.”

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