More Arrests for Pot than Violent Crimes [Infographic]

Posted February 13, 2013 in Crime Government Marijuana by

In the United States, the number of arrests for marijuana possession now exceeds the number of arrests for all violent crimes combined. The Huffington Post infographic below illustrates the surprising statistics provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Read today’s Lawyers.com article, “States Around the Country Consider Legalizing Marijuana,” It provides a comprehensive report on the current status of marijuana laws, with a preview of upcoming legislation. With today’s views and laws, do all of these arrests make sense? Share your views in the discussion section below.

 

 

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