Newsday: LI law enforcers won't follow NYC lead on marijuana arrests

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WOODBURY -

Officials in Nassau and Suffolk counties are warning not to expect a change in marijuana enforcement even though the city is changing its policy.

Both county officials tell Newsday they intend to keep arresting low-level marijuana offenders.

The news comes as New York City is backing off on so many arrests because of a wide racial gap among suspects.

Nassau and Suffolk say they will change only if state law changes.

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