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Snoop Dogg Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

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Jan. 9 2012, Published 10:50 a.m. ET

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Snoop Dogg has been very vocal about his love of marijuana, so really this news should come as no surprise. The rapper was arrested over the weekend for possession of marijuana.

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Snoop's bus was stopped in Sierra Blanca, Texas, at a Border Control checkpoint around 3 a.m. on Saturday morning, according to E! News.

After noticing a smell of marijuana, officials used a drug-sniffing dog to search Snoop's bus and found a prescription bottle holding joints and two other containers of pot. The containers reportedly weighed 0.13 pounds in total.

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Snoop, 40, took ownership of the marijuana and was issued a citation for misdemeanor drug possession.

He is due back in court on Jan. 20 and, if convicted, Snoop could face up to 180 days in jail.

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