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Proposal to Defelonize Personal Drug Possession Filed in Washington State, Receives Public Hearing Date

State Representative Sherry Appleton has filed House Bill 1024, a proposal to remove felony charges for the personal possession of illegal substances, reducing the charge to a simple (non-gross) misdemeanor. According to an official state fiscal note on defelonizing personal drug possession, the proposal would save the state millions of dollars every year, would free …

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