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Mass. Voters Ease Penalties For Pot Possession

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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.

Sacha Pfeiffer Twitter Host, All Things Considered
Sacha Pfeiffer was formerly the host of WBUR's All Things Considered.

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