NY Gov Backs Pot Decrim Law Aimed at Thwarting Stop-and-Frisk
The racially biased marijuana arrests associated with the stop-and-frisk policy of the NYPD have made international headlines over the last six months as politicians and activists have placed the issue in the public eye.
A major component of stop-and-frisk is the ability of an officer to arrest someone they’ve stopped for marijuana possession even if the suspect was initially stopped for something entirely unrelated (if there was a legitimate reason at all). The problem is that …More
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