Thursday, October 6, 2022

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Racism Persists In States With Criminal Penalties For Cannabis Possession

A study published in the journal JAMA Health Forum sheds light on one of the examples of racial disparity across the US.

DEA Reports Uptick In Marijuana-Related Seizures & Arrests: Why Is This Happening? NORML Has An Idea

DEA agents confiscated approximately 5.53 million cultivated cannabis plants last year — a 20% increase over 2020’s totals.

Federal Arrests For Marijuana Have Declined As More States Legalize It

Cannabis busts dropped an average of 11% each year since 2010 when the DEA made 8,215 arrests.

Federal Marijuana Cases Drop Again In 2021 As More States Legalize

As more states legalize, federal officials are apparently placing less emphasis on going after people for cannabis.

Is It Time To Stop Using The Word Marijuana?

The term marijuana, a term so common and accepted that it has even found itself in modern legislation, is a word that many say should be canceled for good.

Cannabis Decriminalization Beneficial To Blacks, New Study Finds

African Americans are nearly four times more likely to get arrested for marijuana possession laws than whites.

Legalization Momentum: Courts Expunge 362K Marijuana Cases In NJ, Arrests Drop 90% In VA

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.

Reefer Madness 2.0: War On Cannabis Rages In Southern Oregon

Over the past three months, law enforcement raids of “illegal marijuana grows” in Southern Oregon have spiked.
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