Marijuana possession fine reduced to $1 in Milwaukee County

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee County is one step closer to legalizing marijuana possession. 

Milwaukee County supervisors voted by a 16 to 1 margin in favor of a resolution to reduce the maximum for marijuana possession to $1 for possession of 25 grams or less. 

"I do believe that this is something we can do and we can be with the change that needs to happen here in Milwaukee and the whole state of Wisconsin," said Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor. 

Patti Logsdon was the sole supervisor to vote against the measure.

Supervisors Ryan Clancy, Steven Shea, Sequanna Taylor, Joseph J. Czarnezki, Willie Johnson Jr., Liz Sumner, Anthony Staskunas, Shawn Rolland and Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson co-sponsored the resolution.



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