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Thursday, June 13, 2019

California inmates can now legally possess less than an ounce of cannabis on prison grounds in the wake of Proposition 64's legalization of recreational marijuana, a state appeals court ruled late Tuesday

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"Department of Justice attorneys argued that the penal code can be interpreted to include possession as a felony and that allowing possession will put an extra burden on prison staff, but judges dismissed that argument. Prisons will still have the ability to regulate cannabis possession -- just like with cigarettes or alcohol -- but inmates will no longer have time added to their sentences if caught.

"While the court's decision is still under review, we want to be clear that drug use and sales within state prisons remains prohibited," said California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokesperson Vicky Waters."

#1 | Posted by PunchyPossum at 2019-06-13 01:38 AM | Reply

Maybe some of the pent up angst inside CA prisons will diminish.

#2 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-06-13 05:14 AM | Reply

"Cal inmates can legally possess Pot court says"

When did this Pot court turn up and who or what are they saying California inmates are allowed to possess?.

#3 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2019-06-13 06:11 AM | Reply

Guns are legal in CA, can prisoners have a rile but only 5 rounds of ammo?

#4 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-06-13 04:23 PM | Reply

Alcohol is also legal, can they have whiskey?

The damn judge is whacked out.

#5 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-06-13 04:25 PM | Reply

Should make the slam a more mellow experience in California. I suggest they give them all the drugs they want. Especially for those who will be there from now on.

#6 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-06-13 05:54 PM | Reply

#6

On this we agree.

#7 | Posted by ClownShack at 2019-06-13 06:10 PM | Reply

"And clean needles!" - Snoof

#8 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-06-13 06:15 PM | Reply

Maybe some of the pent up angst inside CA prisons will diminish.
#2 | POSTED BY AMERICANUNITY

Depends upon how its distributed.

Typically it would be used for trade, stolen, and beaten for it; causing more hostility.

This is the type of thing that feels good for the feel gooders, but the reality on the street is much different.

#9 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-06-14 09:38 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

And if anyone knows what goes down "on the street" it's #9.

#9 buys 50 dollar guns "on the street" just for ----- and giggles.

I read it here.

#10 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2019-06-14 04:18 PM | Reply

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