420 with CNW — Study Finds Cannabis Decriminalization Decreases Racial Disparities, Arrests

January 11, 2022 04:25:00

A new study has found that cannabis decriminalization causes a reduction in arrests for possession as well as decreases racial disparities in other arrests. The University of California-San Diego researchers who conducted the study obtained data from the FBI Uniform Crime Report for their research.

The researchers assessed data from 37 states, which was collected between 2000 and 2019, to determine the impact of policies to decriminalize the herb. In their paper, the researchers stated that minorities often bore the burden of the unequal enforcement of laws on…

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