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Nearly Quarter of a Million Deportations Since 2008 for Non-Violent Drug Offenses

Fact: In 2013, approximately 6,600 people were deported from the United States for personal marijuana possession.

Fact: Approximately 40,000 people per year have been deported since 2008 for non-violent drug offenses. 

Source: The Drug Control and Immigration Nexus in the US and UK, Global Drug Policy Observatory

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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