Although legalization of marijuana in the U.S. has gained significant traction, marijuana related arrests increased substantially in 2016. Learn more here.
9,000 in Prison for Drug Possession at Cost of $450 Million a Year – Advocates Urge California to Focus on Resolving Crisis, Including Ending Prison as Response to Drug Use Published by The Drug Policy Alliance The United States Supreme Court ruled today in Brown, et al. v. Plata, that the unconstitutional conditions of California’s prisons were
Published by DPA | May 12, 2011 Bi-partisan Legislation Seeks to Save Taxpayer Dollars, Protect Against Illegal Searches, Reduce Unwarranted Racial Disparities From Buffalo to Brooklyn, Taxpayers Footing $75 Million Tab for Illegal Searches and Arrests of Young People of Color for Possessing Small Amounts of Marijuana ALBANY: Bi-partisan legislation was introduced this week in Albany