October 23, 2019

Marion County Prosecutor Explains Marijuana Possession Policy

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Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears - Taylor Bennett/WFYI

Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears

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Shortly after he became interim Marion County Prosecutor, Ryan Mears made it policy to dismiss simple marijuana possession cases. He has since been elected to fulfill Terry Curry’s term through Dec. 31, 2022. WFYI’s Taylor Bennett spoke with Mears to learn more about the new marijuana possession policy and the reasons behind it.

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