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    Police need warrant to open package that reeks of marijuana, CA Supreme Court rules

    Police need a warrant to open a package in the mail that reeks of marijuana, the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday, rejecting a prosecutor’s arguments that a search was warranted under a novel “plain smell” test.
    Police need warrant to open package that reeks of pot, court says - latimes.com

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    I don't have time to read the entire article, but on the face of it from the sentence posted here, I would tend to agree. Where was the exigence here?
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