Washington legislature http://kplu.org en Proposal To Make Possession Of Cocaine, Meth A Misdemeanor http://kplu.org/post/proposal-make-possession-cocaine-meth-misdemeanor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’re caught with cocaine, meth or heroin, you can be charged with a felony and face up to five years in prison. But there’s a proposal in Washington, </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">prefiled</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">HB 2116</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, to make possession of hard drugs a misdemeanor if they are for the defendant's personal use. It would also reduce the penalty for the possession of more than 40 grams of cannabis from a felony to a misdemeanor.</span></p><p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Paula Wissel 11862 at http://kplu.org Proposal To Make Possession Of Cocaine, Meth A Misdemeanor