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Urbana slashes minimum fine for cannabis possession

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By Khristopher Flack | Apr 16, 2016

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The council said the amount would be adequate to ensure the public good. | File photo

Anyone caught with cannabis in Urbana will pay a drastically lower minimum fine, following a 6-1 vote by the Urbana City Council April 4.

The ordinance lowers the minimum fine from $300 to $50.

The ordinance passed by the council said the amount would be adequate to ensure the public good.

Council member Michael Madigan was the lone nay vote.

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