African Americans are nearly four times more likely to get arrested for marijuana possession laws than whites.
The reduction in arrests indicates that public policy is working as intended and in a way that is consistent with post-legalization observations from other states.
Over the past three months, law enforcement raids of “illegal marijuana grows” in Southern Oregon have spiked.
There were 14,400 gun-related homicides in 2019 in the United States. Of course, there were no reported marijuana-related deaths.
Sports Star Arrested For Ridiculous Amount Of Weed — And Other Reasons We Need To Legalize Marijuana
545,602 Americans were arrested for marijuana-related offenses in 2019. And 40,000 Americans were incarcerated for marijuana-related offenses in 2020.
It’s no secret that cannabis growers, even those in legal states, often bend the rules (or disregard them altogether) to feed the black market.
Any serious conversation about social and racial justice in America must include a conversation about our nation’s drug laws and the impact they have...
There have been hundreds of thousands of people incarcerated in state and federal penitentiaries for weed over the decades.
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