These initiatives roll back local penalties for possessing less than 1, or less than 2.5 ounces of marijuana (depending on location), regardless of whether it is for medical or recreational use. But they leave residents vulnerable to not just federal prohibition, but existing state laws,
After David Eckert was pulled over for running a stop sign, police thought he clenched his buttocks and concluded he was concealing drugs. So they transferred him to a hospital for a series of non-consensual, invasive medical procedures.
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