With apologies to Fraternity of Man, passing it over might be the best idea now. County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg issued a reminder yesterday that as of today, small amounts of marijuana no longer are reccommended as Missoula County’s lowest priority for prosecution.
As outlined in today’s Missoulian:
Under the new law, [...]
“How do I carry out the wishes of Missoula County and at the same time enforce state law as a result?”
Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg, testifying before a legislative committee in favor of a bill to overturn Missoula County’s 2006 initiative that declared marijuana to be local law enforcement’s lowest [...]
The 2006 Missoula County voter initiative that makes low amounts of marijuana the lowest priority for law enforcement is just a suggestion.
Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg and members of law enforcement say that’s a problem because the guidelines are so fuzzy.
But with the exception of medicinal use, pot is still [...]