Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates displayed these two bags of oregano at Wednesday’s City Commission meeting to illustrated what 20 grams of marijuana looks like. He said he’d tell cops to arrest and criminally charge a person found with a bag like the one on the left, which implies an intent to sell. In the department’s view, the bag on the right implies personal use.
Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates displayed these two bags of oregano at Wednesday’s City Commission meeting to illustrated what 20 grams of marijuana looks like. He said he’d tell cops to arrest and criminally charge a person found with a bag like the one on the left, which implies an intent to sell. In the department’s view, the bag on the right implies personal use. Joey Flechas Miami Herald Staff
Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates displayed these two bags of oregano at Wednesday’s City Commission meeting to illustrated what 20 grams of marijuana looks like. He said he’d tell cops to arrest and criminally charge a person found with a bag like the one on the left, which implies an intent to sell. In the department’s view, the bag on the right implies personal use. Joey Flechas Miami Herald Staff

Miami Beach Commission talks marijuana, transportation, education

June 11, 2015 2:29 PM

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