Projo: Senate panel may urge decriminalizing marijuana possession
March 4, 2010 - 10:29am

01:00 AM EST on Monday, March 1, 2010

By KATHERINE GREGG
Journal State House Bureau

PROVIDENCE — When it wraps up its 3 1/2-month inquiry later this week, a Senate panel is expected to recommend decriminalizing possession of relatively small amounts of marijuana.

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