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Warrantless searches

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled the smell of marijuana cannot, by itself, establish probable cause to allow a police officer to conduct a warrantless search of a vehicle. It can, however, be “considered as a factor” as to whether a warrantless search is justified.

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