Manhattan District Attorney Will No Longer Prosecute Minor Weed Cases

Of the more than 5,000 people arrested on low-level weed charges in Manhattan last year, only 100 to 200 of them would have been prosecuted under the plan that is now being considered, a city official told the NY Times. And, a third of the people arrested on low-level marijuana charges last year had no previous criminal record, noted the New York City police commissioner, James P. O’Neill.

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