DC’s New Pot Penalty: $25 Ticket-And More Morning Links


Possession of under an ounce of marijuana is now treated like littering in Washington, DC. According to our friends over at Newser, you can get a $25 ticket for smoking marijuana in DC, however the city’s police officers can no longer take action upon merely smelling marijuana and they can no longer ask people for identification if they’re found with a small amount. There is still one thing you need to be careful of though-there is a lot of federal land in Washington, DC and if you get caught with pot on federal land you could still face up to six months in jail and a $5,000 fine. To read the full story with more details, CLICK HERE.

And here are some more interesting links to kick off your Friday morning…

•  10 extreme sports videos so intense you’ll wish you brought a life vest [Ask Men]

•  Walter White bobblehead makes awesome astronaut [Huffington Post]

•  The 12 greatest movie sports songs ever [Extra Mustard]

•  This autographed photo of Nelson Mandela and Leo DiCaprio was stolen [TMZ]

•  This little Irish kid swears like a sailor [Radass]

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