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Legislators Seek To Classify Blunt Wraps As Drug Paraphernalia

05/14/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Clergy and cops backed a ban being pushed in the General Assembly to classify blunt wraps -- a tobacco leaf often used to roll marijuana -- as drug paraphernalia.

"Having this product in mainstream stores is like having drug pushers in our neighborhoods," Bishop Larry Trotter, the pastor at Sweet Holy Spirit Church, said today. "Blunt wraps are an indefensible product marketed to children and entirely identified with illegal drug use."

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