GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) – The City of Grand Junction has updated their municipal code dealing with minors caught with marijuana to match the state's penalties.
In November of 2012, Colorado voters approved amendment 64. The state made penalties for minors in possession of the drug tougher. The Grand Junction City Council unanimously passed the ordinance making the penalties in the city tougher for minors caught with marijuana. The maximum penalty will now be a fine of $100 and up to 24 hours of community service.
City officials say that it happens time to time when we need to up-date local ordinances to match state ones.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.