Alabama: Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Marijuana Possession Offenses

Alabama: Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Marijuana Possession Offenses | NORML

MONTGOMERY, AL — African Americans are arrested in Alabama for violating marijuana laws at rates significantly higher than that of whites, according to a report published by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Authors assessed statewide marijuana arrest data for the years 2012 to 2016. In 2016, police arrested African Americans for low-level marijuana possession offenses at a rate […]

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