FBI Data Shows Pot Arrests Decline But Still Outnumber Busts For Violent Crimes

New data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday shows that arrests for marijuana offenses declined for the first time in four years in 2019, but still exceeded the number of arrests for all violent crimes combined. The data, as recorded by the national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR)…

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Colorado governor pardons 9 convicted of drug crimes

An Army staff sergeant who received a Purple Heart in combat, a social worker with a master’s degree, an aspiring firefighter and a couple who overcame domestic violence and saved their marriage are among those who received pardons this week from Gov. John Hickenlooper. For many, the pardons took decades…

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DEA asks Colorado for info on marijuana crimes, “for the new administration”

Published: Apr 1, 2017, 9:19 am • Updated: Apr 3, 2017, 8:01 am By John Ingold, The Denver Post Amid speculation about how the Trump administration will confront marijuana legalization in states such as Colorado, a Drug Enforcement Administration supervisor has sent an e-mail to a prosecutor in the state…

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