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Today's Drug War Outrage: Man Dies In Jail Cell After Misdemeanor Pot Offense

• by Radley Balko (Huffington Post)

Today's story is part drug war, part police indifference and callousness, part police cover-up. It comes by way of a lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Saffioti.

Saffioti failed to make a court date on a misdemeanor charge for pot possession. In July of last year, he surrendered himself to Snohomish County, Washington authorities, who promptly jailed him.

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