Louisiana House passes bill proposing to decriminalize marijuana
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Louisiana House of Representatives passed a bill proposing to decriminalize possession of marijuana by a 67-25 margin Tuesday, May 11.
House Bill 652 authored by state Rep. Cedric B. Glover (D - Shreveport) would make possessing marijuana a misdemeanor crime with a max fine of $100 for possession of 14 grams or less.
The Louisiana Senate will now hear the bill for debate.
This is a developing news story. WAFB will update this story when more information is available.
Click here to report a typo.
Copyright 2021 WAFB. All rights reserved.