NYC marijuana arrests drop 40% this year as NYPD mellows out – Marijuana News
Cops are following through on Mayor de Blasio’s pledge to stop locking people up for carrying small amounts of pot.
Police cuffed 18,120 stoners through Oct. 20 — a 40 percent plummet from the 29,906 pot busts in the same period last year, state Division of Criminal Justice records show.
At the same time, tickets for pot violations have surged.
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Aaron Short ~ New York Post ~