Kansas reduces penalties for marijuana possession – Marijuana News
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A measure approved by Republican Gov. Sam Brownback reduces some penalties for marijuana possession.
The measure approved Friday reduces the penalty for first-time marijuana possession, which can now result in up to a year in jail, to no more than six months.
The penalty for a second offense would be reduced from a low-level felony to a sentence of up to a year in jail.
Subsequent offences could result in 10 to 42 months in prison, which is the current punishment for a second possession offense.
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Associated Press and Gordon Bassham ~ KSN.com ~