By Brian X. McCrone
The Philadelphia District Attorney said criminal charges for marijuana possession against 51 people were dropped en masse last week ahead of a meeting with assistant district attorneys Thursday where the DA would outline a new pot policy.
The new policy will be straight-forward, according to District Attorney Larry Krasner.
“We are going to tell them, yes, drop any cases that are simply marijuana possession,” Krasner said at a press conference prior to the staff meeting. He stressed that the policy only applies to simple possession, not charges like possession with intent to deliver or selling it.
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