Philly.com reports: “City Council’s committee on law and government favorably passed a bill that would end mandatory custodial arrests for the crime of possessing a small amount of marijuana. … Sponsored by Councilman Jim Kenney, the ordinance now goes before the full City Council Thursday for first reading.” Later this week, though, another council committee will consider sharply restricting the sale and use of e-cigarettes in Philadelphia.
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