Police in Hampstead, New Hampshire, arrested Selket Taylor, 27, on Monday, May 29, 2017.
Photo: Hampstead Police Department
Photo: Hampstead Police Department

Police: Recreational pot illegal even if you 'only smoke it in Massachusetts'

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Police in Hampstead arrested Danville resident Selket Taylor, 27, during a traffic stop Monday, authorities said.

He was stopped after an officer spotted him using a cellphone while driving, according to police. During the stop, the officer saw what appeared to be a bag of marijuana in the cup holder of the vehicle Taylor was driving.

“As a public service announcement: It is illegal to possess recreational marijuana in New Hampshire, even if you only ‘smoke it in Massachusetts,’” police said in a news release.

Taylor was arrested on charges including possession of a controlled drug and use of a electronic mobile device while prohibited.

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