Study: Racial Disparity in Marijuana Arrest Rates Increasing

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Study: Racial Disparity in Marijuana Arrest Rates Increasing | Paul Armentano

African Americans in Virginia are arrested for violating marijuana possession laws at more than three times the rates of whites and this disparity is rising, according to an analysis of statewide arrest data by Virginia Commonwealth University’s Capital News Service. Researchers reviewed 160,000 state and local arrest records from the years 2010 through 2016. They […]

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