Jim DeFede

Marijuana (Source: CBS4)

Dade Commissioners Approve Pot Possession Penalty Reduction

Should possessing a small amount of pot land a person in jail? Miami-Dade Commissioners said no on Tuesday.

06/30/2015

RACE-MATTERS-625X352

Race Matters: Marijuana Cases Flood Court System

As part of our continuing series, CBS4 News expanded its review, focusing on the racial disparities for marijuana arrests across Miami Dade County.

CBS Miami–06/29/2015

Professor Donald Jones from the University of Miami and Broward County Vice Mayor Martin Kiar. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Broward County- Civil Citation

In response to Jim DeFede’s Race Matters series, Broward County has recently announced that they too will consider civil citations as another alternative for police officers to use when dealing with people who possess small amounts of marijuana.

CBS4–06/28/2015

Professor Donald Jones from the University of Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Race Matters- Marijuana Arrests

In response to Jim DeFede’s series titled Race Matters: Policing By The Numbers, reaction was quick and widespread.

CBS4–06/28/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Jeb Bush Announcement

A look at what’s ahead for Jeb Bush after he announces his bid for President earlier this week from Miami-Dade College.

CBS4–06/21/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Charleston Church Massacre

We will focus on the church massacre that took place in Charleston, South Carolina.

CBS4–06/21/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Addresses Several Questions At Dade Republican Dinner

Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio addressed several questions at the Republican Party of Miami-Dade County’s 67th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner Saturday night.

06/20/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Jeb Bush’s Announcement

Jeb Bush is scheduled to announce his campaign for President Monday.

CBS4–06/14/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Pot Laws Part II

Earlier this week, MDC Commissioner Sally Heyman’s proposal moved forward on a proposal to issue $100 citations for marijuana possessions.

CBS4–06/14/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Pot Laws Part I

Earlier this week, MDC Commissioner Sally Heyman’s proposal moved forward on a proposal to issue $100 citations for marijuana possessions.

CBS4–06/14/2015

more