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Marijuana arrest stats reveal big numbers, big questions

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14: Percentage of black people nationally in 2010 who reported using marijuana.

12: Percentage of white people who reported using marijuana in the same year.

16: Percentage of Florida population that is black.

46: Percentage of marijuana possession arrests in Florida in 2010 that were of black people.

25: Rank nationally of Hillsborough among counties in 2010 with the highest number of arrests of black people for marijuana possession (2,012, or 49 percent of arrests).

Source: American Civil Liberties Union

Marijuana arrest stats reveal big numbers, big questions 07/03/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 3:25pm]

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