Maple Valley City Council approves ordinance creating civil infraction for marijuana in public
December 10, 2012 · Updated 7:48 PM
The Maple Valley City Council approved an ordinance at their Dec. 10 that adopts Initiative 502 into the municipal code.
The ordinance creates a civil infraction for opening a package containing marijuana, or consuming marijuana or a marijuana-infused product in view of the general public.
Initiative 502 was approved by Washington voters in the November election 55.7 percent to 44.3 percent.