Committee Passes Ordinance Making Small Amounts Of Pot Low Priority

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(Louisville, KY) - An ordinance that would make small amounts of marijuana one of the lowest priorities for Louisville Metro Police is being passed by a committee. 

The Louisville Metro Council's Public Safety Committee passed the ordinance Wednesday.

The ordinance wouldn't change Kentucky law, which classifies marijuana possession as a Class B misdemeanor. It will go before the full Metro Council next Tuesday.

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