Legal questions raised about Board of Alderman bill to legalize use of marijuana in the city

ST. LOUIS, Mo. ( –

The debate continues over whether or not St. Louis Board of Alderman should allow people in the city to legally possess up to two ounces of marijuana without legal consequences.

Board Bill 180 faced legal scrutiny and support at a committee meeting Tuesday night.

The bill would make it legal for those under 21 to possess up to two ounces of marijuana or under 10 plants for cultivation. Two ounces is 56 grams and currently, possession of more than 35 grams in Missouri is more at