Nashville Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

“All this bill does is give police the option of not treating someone with a little pot like a hardened criminal,” Rosenberg said. “Because when you start treating good members of our society like criminals they begin acting like criminals.

“As much as as I’d like to think we’re cutting edge on this one, we’re not,” he added. “We’re catching up.”

Memphis is scheduled to take up a similar ordinance in two weeks.

Nashville’s pot legislation now heads to the desk of Mayor Megan Barry, who told The Tennessean this week she would sign the measure into law.

– Read the entire article at The Tennessean.