Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announces that marijuana possession cases will no longer be prosecuted.

"Prosecuting these cases has no public safety value, disproportionately impacts communities of color and erodes public trust, and is a costly and counterproductive use of limited resources," a statement from Mosby's office said.

Mosby said the policy change is a major shift and that families have been destroyed by what she calls the so-called "War on Drugs."

She said there's no violent crime associated with marijuana possession.

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Barry Simms ~ WBALTV.com

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