In State College, a move toward decriminalizing marijuana

Screen Shot 2016-08-28 at 8.56.07 PM8/22/16–State College is becoming the latest municipality in Pennsylvania to move toward decriminalizing marijuana. A new ordinance effective Sept. 7 will give borough police discretion to treat possession and use of 30 grams or less as a summary offense, generic rather than a misdemeanor violation of state law punishable by up to 30 days in jail, decease a $500 fine and potentially loss of student financial aid. Read