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California Initiative to Defelonize Drug Possession Approved Handily by Voters

California voters have handily approved Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act, passing it with 57% of the vote. The initiative will remove felony charges for the personal possession of illegal substances, reducing the offense to a misdemeanor. The initiative, which won’t apply to those with a history of violent crimes, will also defelonize …

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