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Clark County law enforcement no longer taking action for simple drug possession

By , Columbian Breaking News Reporter
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Clark County criminal justice and law enforcement officials are managing the impacts of a recent Washington Supreme Court ruling that found the state’s felony drug possession law to be unconstitutional.

Meanwhile, they’re contemplating what the change means for policing and people suffering from substance addiction.

With the new ruling on drug possession, Vancouver police officers and Clark County sheriff’s deputies are no longer taking enforcement action for simple possession of controlled substances, officials said.

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