Columbus proposes reducing penalty for marijuana possession

COLUMBUS — The Columbus City Council on Monday unveiled marijuana reform legislation that would make the fine for being caught in the city with up to 200 grams — about 7 ounces — less than the cost of letting your parking meter expire.Being caught with up to 100 grams would be a $10 fine; between 100 and 200 grams would cost $25. And unlike state law, up to 200 grams would not come with possible jail time, under the first reading of the ordinance. Over 200 grams […]

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