Police Arrested Almost 750,000 People For Marijuana In 2012

The FBI Uniform Crime Report for 2012 is in.  Once again, police arrested almost 750 thousand marijuana consumers, sellers, and growers, despite the passage of legalization in two states, decriminalization in fifteen states, and medical marijuana in twenty states. The data, analyzed by 420RADIO News, indicate that 749,825 people were arrested for marijuana within the category of “drug abuse violations” reported to the FBI.  Of those, 658,231 were arrested for possession, making up about seven out of eight pot arrests in this country. These numbers [...]

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