A question of discretion

THE ISSUE: Legal discretion for marijuana.

OUR OPINION: Examine pros, cons.

It seemed like an idea that’d surface in more youthful, more urban communities. The idea: Consider a county ordinance giving law enforcement officers the option of issuing a civil citation for possession of a misdemeanor quantity of marijuana vs. charging them for the offense.


The county will discuss making changes to its enforcement of code violations. Should they: