Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Minor Marijuana Offenses in Buffalo

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Blacks Disproportionately Arrested for Minor Marijuana Offenses in Buffalo | NORML BUFFALO, NY — African Americans in the New York city of Buffalo (population 257,000) are disproportionately arrested for low-level marijuana possession offenses, according to an analysis of arrest data … Read More

Houston District Attorney to Expand Policy Shielding Minor Marijuana Offenders From Jail, Criminal Records

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Houston District Attorney to Expand Policy Shielding Minor Marijuana Offenders From Jail, Criminal Records | NORML HOUSTON, TX — Houston County District Attorney Kim Ogg has announced plans to expand a countywide program shielding marijuana possession offenders from criminal records. … Read More

Missouri: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses No Longer Punishable By Jail

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Missouri: Minor Marijuana Possession Offenses No Longer Punishable By Jail | NORML COLUMBIA, MO —┬áSentencing reforms took effect on January 1, 2017 eliminating the threat of jail time for some first-time marijuana offenders. Under the newly enacted law, first-time offenders … Read More