No More Minor Pot Arrests in Buffalo, Mayor Says in State of City Speech

Getting caught with a marijuana joint or two is no longer grounds for arrest in Buffalo, Mayor Byron W. Brown said Friday. “I am directing Buffalo police to have its officers stop enforcing low-level marijuana possession offenses,” Brown said. Brown disclosed the city’s new marijuana policy during his 13th annual State of the City address, held before a crowd of almost 2,000 people at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Following the address, Brown said marijuana…

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Author: Susan Schulman, Buffalo News