Atlanta city leaders split on future of marijuana enforcement

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The political debate over marijuana enforcement has split Atlanta residents, but now a new proposal may be getting a red light.

City council members are ready to move on a proposal which would reduce the penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana, but signaling out of City Hall may put an end to that movement.

WATCH: City leaders split on marijuana enforcement

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed may not be behind the initiative which would put the whole thing on a perpetual hold.

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