Marijuana Arrests in New York City in 2011

in Substance Abuse

The Drug Policy Alliance reported that 50,680 people were arrested in New York City for marijuana charges in 2011. The number of arrests was the second highest number recorded. In the year 2000, there were 51,267 people arrested for marijuana in the city.

(Additional crime in the United States.)

Source:  Steven Thrasher, “NYPD Arrests for Marijuana Soar in 2011, Second Highest on Record,” Village Voice, Runnin Scared Blog, February 2, 2012.

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