Machesney Park looking to change local pot laws - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

Machesney Park looking to change local pot laws

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Village leaders in Machesney Park are taking steps to change local laws for people caught with marijuana to conform with new state rules.  

In July, Governor Bruce Rauner signed a law reducing the punishment for having 10 grams of marijuana or less. Those caught with less then 10 grams of marijuana will now face a fine.

Machesney Park is now updating its laws to reflect state law changes.

Village trustees will vote on whether to approve changes at an upcoming meeting.

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