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Topic: Crime and Punishment

What should be the penalty for Marijuana possession?

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Discussion started by Jeff Moskowitz:
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. He says reducing the penalty to a fine would redirect police resources to serious problems and keep thousands of undeserving New Yorkers out of jail. What do you think the penalty should be?
Background article: N.Y. governor proposes decriminalization of small amounts of Marijuana New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking state legislators to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana that are in public view. ... Read more