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Marijuana Arrest Facts, Part III

Fact: 9 out of 10 U.S. adults believe that people who possess or use small amounts of marijuana should *not* face jail time.

Fact: The majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana possession and use.

Fact: More than 42% of Americans report having tried marijuana use in their life time.

SourceThe Uncovery, ACLU


Marijuana Arrest Facts, Part II

Fact: In 2010, states spent nearly a $500 million incarcerating people for marijuana possession,

Fact: In 2010, states spent $1.4 billion in adjucating cases for marijuana possession

Fact: In 2010, states spent $3.6 billion enforcing laws for marijuana possession.

SourceThe Uncovery, ACLU