04/11/2011 05:28 pm ET | Updated Jun 11, 2011

Cocaine Possession Should Only Be A Misdemeanor Charge According To A Majority Of Californians

Californians want folks who get pinched for a small amount of hard drugs like cocaine to face only misdemeanor charges, not felony ones.

In fact the Drug Police Alliance's statewide survey (PDF) found that nearly three-quarters of us (72 percent) want marijuana-like misdemeanor penalties for possession of cocaine, heroin and small amounts of other drugs.

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