The Painesville (OH) Police Department announced this week that it will be disbanding the agency's K-9 unit due to budget constraints and the passage of a piece of legislation that allows civilian cultivation of hemp, which the dogs cannot differentiate from illegal marijuana.

According to ABC News, Painesville Police K-9 Division consists of Officer Matt Collins and K-9 Cip. After Collins moves to regular patrol, Cip will be retired and allowed to reside with the Collins family.

The agency said that it will rely on the Lake County Sheriff's Office and the Fairport Harbor K-9 units as well as other local teams for services where a K-9 officer is needed.

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