Mass. Voters Ease Penalties For Pot Possession

Voters also passed Question 2. That means possessing an ounce or less of marijuana will no longer be a crime punishable by prison.

Instead, it will become a civil penalty with a $100 fine. WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer reports.

This program aired on November 5, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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