The Arkansas Decriminalization of Marijuana Act
A Proposed Act: "To lessen the criminal penalties for simple possession of small amounts of marijuana."
Be it enacted by the legislature of the State of Arkansas:
Section 1: Arkansas Statute 5-64-401 is hereby amended by adding a new subsection as follows:
"(g) Any person who knowingly or intentionally is in unlawful possession of one ounce (28.4 grams) or less of marijuana is guilty of a violation, punishable by a fine of not more than $200.
(h) Simple possession of marijuana shall not form the basis for enhanced penalties."
Section 2: All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.