Mayor just blowing smoke on revamped pot-bust rules, advocates for legalizing marijuana say

Mayor just blowing smoke on revamped pot-bust rules, advocates for legalizing marijuana say

Hizzoner announced this week that cops will stop arresting most people caught smoking in public, instead giving them criminal summonses. But there are exceptions, including for people on parole or probation, with open warrants, or without ID. Cops also have discretion to make an arrest if they think there’s a valid law enforcement reason and a supervisor approves.