Analysis, Commentary

Tale of Two New Yorks Endures Under De Blasio as NYPD Continues Discriminatory Marijuana Arrests

NYPD Made More Marijuana Possession Arrests under de Blasio/Bratton from 2014 to 2016 than Giuliani/Bratton from 1994 to 1996; Extreme Racial Disparities Persist as Black and Latino New Yorkers comprise 85% of Marijuana Possession Arrests, Despite Young Whites Using at Higher Rates

New York, NY--(ENEWSPF)--July 11, 2017. A new report released today by the Marijuana Arrest Research Project, commissioned by the Drug Policy Alliance, shows that marijuana possession arrests under Mayor de Blasio continue to be marked by extremely high racial disparities, as was the case under the Bloomberg and . . .

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