Tallahassee Reports has learned that State Attorney Jack Campbell has notified the Tallahassee Police Department that he will no longer be prosecuting marijuana cases.
In a message obtained by Tallahassee Reports, TPD sent out information that indicated Campbell would cease prosecutions until “such time that a scientifically proven test that can be introduced into evidence can distinguish illegal marijuana from legal hemp.”
The position is the same regardless of the amount of drugs found.
State Attorney Campbell told TR that he is willing to prosecute marijuana cases if a test to distinguish between marijuana and hemp is available.
He said that this can happen if someone admits that they possess marijuana or if a private lab can perform the required testing.
Listed below is a portion of the letter from State Attorney Campbell to “Law Enforcement Partners.” See full letter here.
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