STONECREST, Ga. — City council in Stonecrest could decide whether or not to decriminalize marijuana in the DeKalb County city.
A new proposed ordinance would make possession of less than an ounce of the drug punishable by a simple citation.
Other local governments recently moved to decriminalize marijuana themselves.
Just last week, Athens-Clarke County reduced the penalty for less than an ounce to just a $1 fine.
Similarly, the city of Stonecrest hopes the proposed ordinance would cut down on those serving jail time for the offense.