Seattle Police returned marijuana taken from street dealers this week. (ABC News)Attitudes about marijuana are changing rapidly in the U.S., so much so that even law enforcement is coming up with some unique ways of dealing with those who consume or even sell the drug.
In what the Seattle Police Department described as its “first time ever” event, authorities returned small amounts of marijuana confiscated from street dealers as part of a police investigation.
Since voters decided to legalize marijuana in November 2012, Washington state authorities have attempted to navigate the unfamiliar waters of drug legalization. For the most part, that has involved figuring out how to deal with individuals smoking or attempting to purchase pot.
A poll released on Thursday found that for the first time a majority of Americans favor legalizing the consumption and sale of marijuana. But Colorado and Washington are the only two states that have so far passed legalization measures on a statewide level.
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