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Monday, December 27, 2010

Claim: More jurors reluctant to send marijuana defendants to prison?

The Los Angeles Times writes about a Montana court that had trouble finding jurors who would be willing to imprison someone for selling marijuana. (It was a moot point: The defendant ended up taking a plea deal before the jury was seated.) But prosecutors say it's a sign that more people are taking marijuana-related crimes less seriously.

Hat Tip: Many thanks, Keith G in PV!

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