The ACLU report on the racial disparities in marijuana arrests may be suspect because the underlying arrest data compiled by state and local law enforcement agencies is distorted by an FBI policy requiring that citations for marijuana possession be reported as arrests. I have requested the Department of Justice Inspector General to investigate this corruption of this important data. Check out the excellent report in Marijuana Moment a few weeks ago. Sorry I can’t provide the link.

All my best wishes


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I love reading your articles, Chris!! This one was dear to my heart! I feel very fortunate that CT legalized recreational use. I think we are getting dispensaries later this year (I’m too high right now to remember the actual date). Very interesting that only edibles are legal up there! Some of those can probably get you higher than smoking it!!!

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