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10% Of All South Dakota Arrests Are Cannabis Related

Cannabis law enforcement in South Dakota disproportionately targeted Blacks and Native Americans, and cannabis arrests have risen over the past decade. 

This Texas Law Unintentionally Caused Cannabis Arrests To Drop In The State

Hemp legalization caused confusion among police and prosecutors, who have instead adopted a 'Smart on Crime' approach.

Black Resident Make Up 97% Of All Marijuana Arrests In New York Capital

Though about 54% of Albany residents are white, only four people arrested for cannabis charges between July 2019 and June 2020 were white.

Get Busted Driving With Marijuana And You May Lose Your Vehicle

Now that marijuana is becoming increasingly more legal across the United States, more of the population is dropping its guard when it comes to holding weed.

Not All Marijuana Offenses Are Pardonable As Cannabis Reform Proceeds

One of the hottest topics surrounding the marijuana discussion as of late has been eliminating the criminal records of those who've been convicted of marijuana crimes.

Who Is Really Getting Busted For Marijuana Possession?

The latest FBI crime data shows that more than 600,000 marijuana-related arrests are happening every year, most of which are for small-time possession. 

Why Marijuana Prosecutions Are Declining Across The Country

Though marijuana-related arrests have risen in recent years, those cases aren't being prosecuted at the same rate.

Never Admit To Police That You’ve Been Smoking Marijuana

Now that marijuana is legal in more spots across the United States, people seem to have this idea that it's okay to be all willy-nilly about their pot use.

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