GOP Lawmaker Who Blamed Shootings On Marijuana Legalization Should Resign, Party Chair Says

A Florida lawmaker introduced a bill on Monday that would decriminalize low-level marijuana possession in the state.

Rep. Shevrin Jones (D) filed the legislation, which would make possession and delivery of 20 grams or less of cannabis a noncriminal violation that does not carry jail time.

“We must restore justice to our broken criminal justice system,” Jones said in a press release. “For far too long, communities of color have been disproportionately impacted by laws governing marijuana, and we must end this injustice once and for all.”

“After being charged with possession, many Floridians

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