Prosecutors Drop 220 Pot Cases in Washington State

... thanks to Tuesday's vote on legalization

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 10, 2012 10:03 AM CST

(Newser) – Meet the 220 people happiest that Washington state voted to legalize small amounts of marijuana: the folks who faced criminal charges before Tuesday's vote but are now having those charges dismissed. Local authorities said yesterday they were dropping the 200-plus misdemeanor cases even though...   Read full story »

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