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With Legalization Pending CO DA Dismisses Marijuana Cases

District Attorney Stan Garnett today announced that his office will dismiss all pending cases of marijuana possession under one ounce, saying the overwhelming support for Amendment 64 in Boulder County would make it highly unlikely a jury would ever reach a guilty verdict in any of those cases.

"You've seen an end to mere possession cases in Boulder County under my office," Garnett said.

Garnett said his office will also not prosecute any marijuana paraphernalia charges in light of Amendment 64 passing statewide earlier this month. Amendment 64 will legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana in Colorado for those over the age of 21.

Source: Denver Post. Read full article. (link)

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  • Paul Pot||

    This will have serious implications.
    With less people being convicted more people will give up alcohol and take up smoking.
    There will be fewer traffic fatalities, less alcohol related violence and less domestic violence.
    People will be happier and more inclined to engage in their community.
    A united community is a strong community.
    In every way ending the drug war is better for everyone.

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