Congressional Ban On D.C. Marijuana Sales Drives Arrests, New Police Data Suggests

New data from the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, released last week, shows that arrests for marijuana-related infractions in the nation’s capital rose substantially again from 2016 to 2017. In particular, busts for distribution have skyrocketed, while huge racial disparities in arrests continue unabated. A total of 926 people were arrested for cannabis crimes … Continue reading Congressional Ban On D.C. Marijuana Sales Drives Arrests, New Police Data Suggests