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D.C. Police Chief: All Cannabis Arrests Do Is Make People Hate Us, Alcohol is Much Bigger Problem

Washington D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier is defending her district’s recent decision to legalize the possession and cultivation of recreational cannabis, saying that all cannabis arrests do is make people hate police, and that alcohol is a much bigger problem. The comments were made by Chief Lanier at a recent meeting of the American News …

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D.C. Police Chief: Cannabis Decriminalization Makes Job ‘Easier for Us’

Washington D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Tuesday that the decriminalization of cannabis has made life easier for police. “[Decriminalization] saves us from having to charge someone for small amounts of marijuana now, because it really never was productive to begin with”, Chief Lanier told NewsChannel 8 on Tuesday. “It’s a little bit easier for us”. …

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