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If You Hadn’t Heard Of This Little Girl Either, Ask Yourself Why That Is

If You Hadn’t Heard Of This Little Girl Either, Ask Yourself Why That Is.

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October 11, 2013 at 6:15 pm

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FBI study: Marijuana arrests stay near record high – Salon.com

A new FBI study, based on the most recent national statistics from up to 2011, found that marijuana arrests have remained at an all-time high, with 749,824 arrests that year, the vast majority (87 percent) for no more than possession.

FBI study: Marijuana arrests stay near record high – Salon.com.

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September 17, 2013 at 7:31 am

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Billions of Dollars Wasted on Racially Biased Arrests | American Civil Liberties Union

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August 6, 2013 at 9:41 pm

Posted in Prohibition, Racism

Every War On Drugs Myth Thoroughly Destroyed By A Retired Police Captain

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July 29, 2013 at 5:17 am

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Racial Bias in Marijuana Arrests Is Worse Than You Thought – Abby Ohlheiser – The Atlantic Wire

In six states, plus the District of Columbia, blacks are over five times as likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than whites are. The national average? Black Americans are arrested nearly four times as much. And it’s not because of increased use of the drug: according to the New York Times’s report, black and white Americans have about the same rates of marijuana use overall.

Racial Bias in Marijuana Arrests Is Worse Than You Thought – Abby Ohlheiser – The Atlantic Wire.

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June 4, 2013 at 7:27 pm

Posted in Prohibition, Racism