What Will Happen To Oregon’s Pot-Detecting K-9s When Marijuana Becomes Legal?

OREGON:  Police dogs trained to find pot could become a thing of the past in Oregon.

Law enforcement agencies are grappling with the future of their drug-detection dogs once Measure 91, which allows people over age 21 to possess up to eight ounces of marijuana, takes affect this year.

Because it is difficult to retrain dogs to not alert handlers to marijuana, some agencies may choose to gradually phase their K-9s out while others may replace them altogether.

In some cases, detection dogs with proper training can be reassigned to patrol.

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