NORML Releases Most Comprehensive Analysis Of US Marijuana Arrest Data To Date
March 15, 2005 8:37 AM Subscribe
NORML Releases "Most Comprehensive Analysis Of US Marijuana Arrest Data To Date"
Among the reports' findings:
* The enforcement of state and local marijuana laws annually costs US taxpayers an estimated $7.6 billion, approximately $10,400 per arrest.
* While adult African Americans account for only 8.8% of the US population and 11.9% of annual marijuana users, they comprise 23% of all marijuana possession arrests in the United States.