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First Slice 4/8/16: Clarkston wants to decriminalize marijuana

Clarkston's plan would make possession a ticket-only offense, like a traffic citation.

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Clarkston's mayor, Ted Terry, and other leaders hope to make it the first city in Georgia to decriminalize marijuana. Their plan would make possession of less than one ounce a ticket-only offense, like a traffic violation. The city council could vote on it as early as May. But would state law allow Clarkston to set its own rules about weed?

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