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Racially Biased Pot Arrests Remain Same Under De Blasio

By Victoria Kim

After campaigning against racial profiling, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has actually amplified the "unjust" practice. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood still struggles with addiction, man named Stoner arrested for weed, and teen shot for stealing pot plant. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jackie Chan 'ashamed' over Jaycee's pot bust, drunk man sneaks aboard plane on baggage carousel, and Weed Bus makes debut in Seattle. MORE  

National Marijuana Arrests Have Tripled Since 1991

By Ryan Knapp/AlterNet

This despite the growing acceptance of marijuana at the state and even federal level. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk guy poses as TSA agent and pats down two women, defense attorney admits laundering drug money, and pro-marijuana banking bill passes Republican house. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Texas Rangers' Geovany Soto regrets pot arrest, drunk man steals friend's car and crashes into parklet, and Seattle's only pot shop runs out of weed in three days. MORE  

NYC Pot Arrests Remain the Same Under de Blasio

By Victoria Kim

So much for Mayor Bill de Blasio's promise to fix New York's "unjust and wrong" marijuana enforcement. MORE  

Chicago Police Making More Arrests for Pot Than Issuing Fines

By Paul Gaita

Despite weed being decriminalized in the Windy City, cops are arresting more people on marijuana charges, especially in urban areas. MORE  

Memo from Brooklyn DA: Stop Prosecuting Low-Level Pot Arrests

By Paul Gaita

Kenneth P. Thompson has made proposals designed to cut down man hours while also trying to close the disparity between blacks and whites being arrested for possession. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 13, 2013

By The Fix staff

Spike in drug-dependent babies worries hospitals, death of town drunk devastates local cops, and marijuana vending machines will soon sweep the nation. MORE  

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