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HALLANDALE (CBSMiami) — Hallandale Beach Commissioners approved a law to issue tickets for marijuana offenses.

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The passing of the law Wednesday night means those caught with as much as 20 grams of marijuana will be issued a fine of $100 dollars instead of facing criminal charges.

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The city’s chief of police asked for officers to get trained on the law before they start handing out tickets.

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Hallandale Beach is the first city in Broward County to approve the measure.