New York Judge Says He Will Not Send People Back to Prison for Weed

A federal judge for the Eastern District of New York, Jack B. Weinstein, says that he will no longer send those under supervised release back to jail if their probation officers catch them smoking marijuana.

In a 42-page decision which came down on June 5th, Judge Weinstein admitted that he had been too harsh on marijuana users in the past and vowed to be more lenient with people who have shown improvement in every other aspect of their lives after leaving prison.

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