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Discarded drugs do not justify house search, 4th Circuit says

A marijuana plant being grown for propagation thrives under artificial light March 30, 2000, at a home near Vancouver, Canada. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Police officers’ discovery of small amounts of marijuana in a resident’s discarded trash does not justify a warrant to search the entire house, a federal appeals court said last week in ruling that guns found in a Fort Washington home ...

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