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Do Fewer Marijuana Arrests Mark a Change in the NYPD's Policing Philosophy? – Marijuana News

NYPD in Times Square. Image: William Hoiles via Wikimedia Commons.

New Yorkers may be toking more brazenly than ever before, but the NYPD says marijuana arrests are the lowest they've been in almost two decades.

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U.S. marijuana arrests up despite changing views: pro-pot group

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Keith Coffman ~ Reuters ~
Despite an increasing number of Americans who do not view marijuana use as a crime, pot arrests across the United States increased last year for the first time since 2009, proponents of the drug's legalization said on Monday.
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Cannabis Seizures Plummet

A multi-agency team supporting Operation Trident, a large-scale marijuana eradication and reclamation mission, in 2010. Image: U.S. Army National Guard via Wikimedia Commons
As America's multibillion dollar cannabis industry continues to expand, the nation's drug cops are seizing less weed.
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