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350,000 Americans not named Brittney Griner ‘wrongfully detained’ over cannabis

Joe Biden’s government is defending the WNBA All-Star arrested for cannabis in Russia, while supporting the arrest of 350,000 here at home.
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Drug Incarceration Rates Are Dropping, But Police Continue To Make Arrests

Drug Incarceration Rates Are Dropping, But Police Continue To Make Arrests
A new Pew analysis shows that while drug incarcerations have decreased, arrests continue progressing steadily.
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The Roll-up #211: Fewer of us got popped for weed last year

Our experts test-drive the best new cannabis vape batteries. Also: We dive into the CDC’s note on delta-8 THC.
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Arizona prosecutors drop thousands of marijuana charges as legalization takes effect

Nearly 6,000 cases are expected to be dropped in Maricopa County alone.
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Smell of cannabis alone isn’t cause for vehicle search, Pennsylvania court rules

Courts in legal medical states are increasingly rejecting the “smell of marijuana” as probable cause to search a vehicle or person.
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You can help free America’s cannabis prisoners. Here’s how

Yes, people are in prison just for marijuana. Here are their names and what you can do to help release them.
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Black residents made up 97% of marijuana arrests in New York state capital

WTF, Albany? In the past year, police made 134 cannabis arrests. Only four were white people.
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How medical marijuana and air guitar sent this ‘Hurt Locker’ hero to prison

After serving on a bomb squad in Iraq, Sean Worsley managed his PTSD with medical marijuana—until Alabama sent him to prison for it.
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This is America: Super Bowl champ arrested for enjoying ‘essential’ product

The COVID-19 pandemic is revealing marijuana prohibition for what it is: A prison trap set for people of color.
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