Marijuana Arrest Rates Drop, Racial Disparities Remain

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Marijuana arrest rates are plummeting as a growing number of state policy reforms like legalization and decriminalization are enacted; however, stark racial disparities in cannabis law enforcement remain, says a new analysis of policing data. The data follow-up on a 2013 American Civil Liberties Union report that showed that, while African Americans and whites use marijuana at roughly . . .

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