Marijuana treated as a lost and found item on Seattle buses

Metro bus drivers in King County have been told to treat marijuana as a lost and found item when its found on a bus route. Amounts over 1 ounce are turned over to Seattle police. (Getty Images)
Metro bus drivers have been given new instructions for lost marijuana: turn it into the lost and found.
In Nov. 2012, a statewide ballot initiative approved adults age 21 and older to have up to one ounce of usable marijuana.
Even before that, Metro would occasionally find marijuana left on buses – typically small amounts in backpacks or film containers, sometimes with a pipe. That was turned over to police, and amounts over 1 ounce still will be, Metro spokesman Jeff Switzer said Friday.
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