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Proposed initiative would decriminalize drugs in Washington State

"Initiative Measure No. 1922 would decriminalize the possession of all illicit drugs in the state. Law enforcement officers would retain the authority to confiscate illicit drugs, and selling or delivering them would remain a crime. But officers would provide those found to be in possession of drugs with information about treatment and recovery services, rather than arresting them.

Commit to Change WA Steering Committee members Keith Blocker and Chris Stearns said their experiences witnessing the treatment of those arrested for possessing drugs motivated them to support I-1922."

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