Is the Smell of Pot Enough to Allow a Police Officer to Search Someone for Weapons?

The answer to the question posed in the title above is no, however, such a search was found legal after the police officers testified in court to many more facts never written in the police report.  Such additional facts testified to were what the judge found sufficient to justify a search.  However, based on the police report alone, the search seemed unsupported.  To read about this case, whose facts seem to repeat themselves every day in every court, click on the following link.

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