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Snoop Doggy Dogg Arrested For Pot Possession

Snoop Doggy Dogg was arrested for marijuana possession Friday night after making an appearance at a comedy concert in Los Angeles.

The Associated Press reports that after performing at the "I Got the Hook Up" comedy show at the Universal Amphitheater with another rapper, Daz Dillinger, Snoop was walking backstage when somebody struck him. Snoop informed a local police officer that he had been slapped, but ended up being searched himself when the officer smelled marijuana. Arnaud was also arrested on the same charge.

Both men had less than an ounce of pot on them, and were charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and released on their own recognizance after they were issued follow-up court dates.

As we previously reported (see [article id="1431955"]"Snoop Doggy Dogg's Contract Bought Out..."[/article]), Snoop has just switched labels from Death Row to Master P's No Limit Records, and will release his new album, "Tha Game Is to Be Sold,

Not to Be Told" on August 4. Snoop is also considering a role in an upcoming film, entitled "Bones.