Louisiana: Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Marijuana Possession Offenses

Louisiana: Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Marijuana Possession Offenses | NORML

African Americans in Louisiana are disproportionately arrested for low-level marijuana possession offenses, according to an analysis of 2016 arrest data conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Investigators reported that blacks were arrested for marijuana possession at approximately three times the rate of whites. In some regions of the state, this disparity was significantly higher. For example, […]

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