The Arizona Department of Public Safety is relieving some drug-detection dogs from duty and replacing them with dogs that are not trained to detect marijuana now that the state has decriminalized possession of small amounts of the drug. Dogs cannot be untrained to point out a scent, and some of the dogs have been reassigned to prisons, where possession remains illegal, or have been adopted by their handlers.
Marijuana-sniffing K-9s in Ariz. reassigned, retired
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