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The Grand Rapids Press reports a proposal to amend the Grand Rapids city charter so people possessing or using marijuana no longer would be subject to a misdemeanor offense was supported by roughly 60 percent of voters. Marijuana violations would become civil infractions after Tuesday's vote.
    
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