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Data shows that, even despite the massive shift in public opinion in relation to cannabis, a lot of people are still being arrested for pot-related offenses. And this holds particularly true for minorities.
In an indicative move, a Seattle judged recently moved to vacate misdemeanor pot violations ranging from 1996 to 2010.
According to a new report by the FBI, someone gets arrested on a cannabis charge approximately every 48 seconds in the U.S..
Believe it or not, the state with the highest marijuana arrest rate doesn’t contain a major metropolitan city.
Even though marijuana is more socially acceptable than it's ever been, the number of arrests for possession of the drug is climbing in Pennsylvania.
Crime data released by the FBI showed that more people were arrested in 2016 for marijuana possession than all other crimes the agency deems “violent.”
He was charged for possessing around 76 pounds of marijuana and $19,000 worth of drug proceeds. Then FedEx showed up and things got really hairy.
If you lined up every person arrested on marijuana-related charges in New Jersey, they would stretch the entirety of the turnpike.