People in Reading who are caught with marijuana may soon face lesser penalties.
Reading City Council is expected to introduce a new ordinance Monday night.
Marijuana possession is currently a misdemeanor, however, the ordinance would make it only a summary offense.
Other cities, including Philadelphia, have enacted similar measures.
State-by-state look at marijuana laws
Pennsylvania recently became the 24th U.S. state to legalize medical marijuana. Take a look at which states currently allow marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes.