• Boulder’s DA has dropped misdemeanor possession cases; should Denver’s follow his lead?

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     “Boulder County, Colorado, District Attorney Stan Garnett likewise announced that he will dismiss all pending marijuana cases involving possession of less than an ounce or possession of marijuana paraphernalia by defendants who are 21 or older… Amendment 64′s backers argue that other prosecutors, such as Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey, should follow Garnett’s example. “The bulk of Colorado marijuana possession arrests occur in Denver,” they note in a press release, “and the city’s voters have passed multiple initiatives intended to stop the arrest and prosecution of adults 21 and older for private marijuana possession.” ” Jacob Sullum at Reason Hit & Run

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