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California Bill to Prevent Deportation and Loss of Public Benefits for Minor Drug Offenses Passes Legislature

By Drug Policy Alliance Sacramento – Today, the California Senate took a bold step toward addressing the often-devastating consequences of a minor drug law violation, such as deportation and the loss of federal housing and educational benefits. The Senate vote was 21-15, with 4 members absent. The bill heads to Governor Brown’s desk for approval. …

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