POLITICS

Barney Frank Files Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

Jul 23, 2009 | Updated May 25, 2011

A controversial law in Massachusetts could go national if Congressman Barney Frank gets his way.

Frank has filed a bill that would eliminate federal penalties for personal possession of less than 100 grams of marijuana.

It would also make the penalty for using marijuana in public just $100.

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