3,000 NYC marijuana cases get tossed at prosecutor's request

Manhattan District Attorney, Cyrus Vance, Jr., arrives for a hearing in Manhattan criminal court, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in New York. Vance Jr. successfully asked a court on Wednesday to scrap more than 3,000 warrants for people who missed court dates in marijuana possession cases. It also tossed out the misdemeanor and violation-level marijuana cases themselves. Some dated to the 1970s. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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