A hot button issue on the ballot Tuesday, decriminalizing marijuana possession in Grand Rapids. Voters passed the issue easily, with 60% support. It means that when the election results are confirmed, possession will be a civil infraction, like a parking ticket.
A fine of $25 for the first offense, rising to a max of $100.
Some leaders were worried about the unintended consequences of the decision.
Christian Frank sat down with Michael Tuffelmire, director of Decriminalize Grand Rapids, full interview in video attracted.