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The Arkansas Decriminalization of Marijuana Act

A Proposed Act: "To lessen the criminal penalties for simple possession of small amounts of marijuana."

PROPOSED ACT
Be it enacted by the legislature of the State of Arkansas:
Section 1: Arkansas Statute 5-64-401 is hereby amended by adding a new subsection as follows:

"(g) Any person who knowingly or intentionally is in unlawful possession of one ounce (28.4 grams) or less of marijuana is guilty of a violation, punishable by a fine of not more than $200.

(h) Simple possession of marijuana shall not form the basis for enhanced penalties."

Section 2: All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.
















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