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WeHo (trying) to Free Weed

Ted Balaker
June 19, 2006, 7:55pm

LAT article here; thanks to Courtney for the tip. WeHo has no authority to force the county department to comply with its vote and Sheriff Baca isn't going to side with the City Council. But is it better to spend more than 10 grand per weed arrest? When cops focus too much on marijuana-related arrests, their priorities get hazy: And how about those unintended consequences: Such trade-offfs are especially in significant in bar/club-rich West Hollywood. More from Bruce Benson and David Rasmussen here.

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