First Civil Citation For Marijuana Issued To PhillyNORML Activist

First Civil Citation For Marijuana Issued To PhillyNORML Activist
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The City of Philadelphia has now implemented a new fine structure for marijuana possession, and PhillyNORML activist and US Marine Corps combat veteran Mike Whiter received the first citation at 8:00AM on Monday, October 20. Whiter negotiated with PPD Chief Inspector Joe Sullivan and Civil Affairs department head Captain Stephen Glenn to engage in the peaceful action. Whiter, an underground medical cannabis patient, walked into the outdoor rotunda at City Hall then lit a marijuana joint. He was issued a $100 ticket for public cannabis smoking … Brian Bahouth chatted with Mike Whiter and offers this report …