Marijuana Arrests By The Numbers

Marijuana Arrests By The Numbers According to the ACLU’s original analysis, marijuana arrests now account for over half of all drug arrests in the United States. Of the 8.2 million marijuana arrests between 2001 and 2010, 88% were for simply having marijuana. Nationwide, the arrest data revealed one consistent trend: significant racial bias. Despite roughly […]

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FBI Report: One Person Arrested Every 49 Seconds for Marijuana

FBI Report: One Person Arrested Every 49 Seconds for Marijuana While marijuana’s opposing forces often suggest there aren’t that many people these days being sent to jail for minor marijuana–related offenses, some of the latest statistics published Monday by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) shows that while these types of arrests are on the […]

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Increase in Violent Crime, Decrease in Property Crime

Increase in Violent Crime, Decrease in Property Crime Today, the FBI released its annual compilation of crimes reported to its Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program by law enforcement agencies from around the nation. Crime in the United States, 2015 reveals a 3.9 percent increase in the estimated number of violent crimes and a 2.6 percent […]

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