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“Another WA county dropping simple marijuana possession cases”

KING-5 TV News reports this from the AP:
“The Clark County prosecutor is joining other prosecutors around the state in dropping misdemeanor marijuana possession cases in the wake of voters legalizing the recreational use of the drug.

Prosecutor Tony Golik says his office will dismiss all cases that fit the requirements of the new law — those where the defendants are at least age 21 and the quantity of marijuana was less than 1 ounce.

Initiative 502, which legalizes marijuana use of 1 ounce or less in Washington, goes into effect December 6.

Last week King and Pierce county prosecutors said they were dropping similar cases.”
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Ed. Note:
When is Thurston County going to follow suit in what other counties have seen fit as the next logical step to enact the voters’ will?

UPDATE: November 15,2012
“Reps. Ron Paul And Barney Frank Send Letter To President Obama Urging Respect For Colorado and Washington Marijuana Laws”
By Ron Paul and Barney Frank
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Update: November 18, 2012
“Olympia and Thurston County dismissing some marijuana cases”
Read more from Jeremy Pawloski in The Olympian.

Posted by Steve on November 13, 2012 at 6:29 am | Permalink

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