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St. Louis Lawmakers Repeal Local Marijuana Possession Laws

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The mayor of St. Louis signed a law this week eliminating local penalties for activities that involve marijuana possession for personal use. Under the new law, up to 35 grams of cannabis may be possessed by adults without subjecting them to civil penalties. Additionally, the police may no longer cite cannabis odor as the basis for a warrantless search.

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Under Missouri state law, the possession of more than ten grams of marijuana is classified as a criminal misdemeanor. For more information on Medical or Recreational Marijuana, and whether they affect your state, visit our resource guide at the Hire Image Resource Library.

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