Articles tagged with "marijuana arrests"
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The FBI doesn’t know how many marijuana arrests were made in 2021—and it’s their own damn faultMax Savage Levenson - Published on October 5, 2022Read more
The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report used to issue solid data on weed arrests. Not anymore. Here’s why you shouldn’t believe this year’s numbers.
350,000 Americans not named Brittney Griner ‘wrongfully detained’ over cannabisBruce Barcott - Published on May 3, 2022Read more
Joe Biden’s government is defending the WNBA All-Star arrested for cannabis in Russia, while supporting the arrest of 350,000 here at home.
The Roll-up #211: Fewer of us got popped for weed last yearLeafly Podcasts - Published on October 4, 2021Read more
Our experts test-drive the best new cannabis vape batteries. Also: We dive into the CDC’s note on delta-8 THC.
Arizona prosecutors drop thousands of marijuana charges as legalization takes effectThe Associated Press - Published on December 1, 2020Read more
Nearly 6,000 cases are expected to be dropped in Maricopa County alone.
Smell of cannabis alone isn’t cause for vehicle search, Pennsylvania court rulesThe Associated Press - Published on October 5, 2020Read more
Courts in legal medical states are increasingly rejecting the “smell of marijuana” as probable cause to search a vehicle or person.
You can help free America’s cannabis prisoners. Here’s howBruce Barcott - Published on August 6, 2020Read more
Yes, people are in prison just for marijuana. Here are their names and what you can do to help release them.
Black residents made up 97% of marijuana arrests in New York state capitalThe Associated Press - Published on August 3, 2020Read more
WTF, Albany? In the past year, police made 134 cannabis arrests. Only four were white people.
How medical marijuana and air guitar sent this ‘Hurt Locker’ hero to prisonBruce Barcott and Andrew George - Published on July 24, 2020Read more
After serving on a bomb squad in Iraq, Sean Worsley managed his PTSD with medical marijuana—until Alabama sent him to prison for it.
California cannabis arrests down 27%, but racial disparities increaseThe Associated Press - Published on July 17, 2020Read more
California cops recorded the fewest cannabis arrests since 1954, but racial disparities actually grew worse.
This is America: Super Bowl champ arrested for enjoying ‘essential’ productBruce Barcott - Published on May 4, 2020Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing marijuana prohibition for what it is: A prison trap set for people of color.