With the passing of Proposition 47, certain crimes, i.e. drug possession and theft crimes will be reduced from felonies to misdemeanors. This will shorten the time spend spent in jail for these non-violent offenders, and help reduce California’s overcrowding prisons.

http://www.latimes.com/local/political/la-me-ff-prop-47-drug-possession-20141103-story.html

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