Amy Meyer was being prosecuted for her alleged involvement in recording video on her cellphone showing the slaughter of cows at a meatpacking company in Utah. Meyer was facing class B misdemeanor charges for her actions, but the nation’s first prosecution by “Ag-Gag” laws was dismissed on Tuesday. RT’s Margaret Howell brings us up to speed on the case.
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Prosecutors in Washington’s two most populous counties are dismissing more than 220 misdemeanor marijuana cases after state voters on Tuesday decriminalized small amounts of cannabis.
King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg is dismissing 175 cases, and Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said he was dismissing “about four dozen” such misdemeanor cases where marijuana is the only offense, reports Jonathan Martin at The Seattle Times. . . . Read Complete Report