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The Coalition for a Safer Lansing (MI) Announces Petition Drive to Reform The Capitol City's Marijuana Law
Date:5/3/2013

Lansing, MI (PRWEB) May 03, 2013

The Coalition for a Safer Lansing announces the initiation of a petition drive to put before the city’s voters on the issue of reforming local marijuana law.

The Coalition is composed of local and statewide activists, attorneys, businesspersons and elected officials. The petition would eliminate the penalty for the possession, use, or transfer of one ounce of marijuana or less for adults 21 years of age and older on private property.

Coalition spokesman Jeffrey Hank, a Lansing-area attorney, noted that the proposed change in the city charter did not reduce penalties for selling large quantities of marijuana or for minors who possess it. Criminal cases of possession and use of cannabis are common in the court system and present a serious hardship to the person accused of this victimless crime.

"We want law enforcement focus to be on serious crimes with victims. We want good community-oriented policing, officers of the peace protecting and serving the People of Lansing. This is a pro-law enforcement and civil liberties initiative meant to improve safety and policing in Lansing." Hank noted that often families and children are harmed less by actual cannabis use itself and more by cannabis prohibition policies like criminal records and the loss of benefits, and via the probation, parole and Child Protective Services system for the non-violent use or possession of marijuana.

The Safer Michigan Coalition has inspired several communities to begin the petition process to change their marijuana laws. In a unanimous sweep, five Michigan cities voted to reduce marijuana penalties in November of 2012; most of those proposals won by large margins. Recently, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero directed the city attorney to investigate the legality of duplicating a decriminalization ordinance like the one Grand Rapids activated May 1st.

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