Here is a compilation of Cannabis By the Numbers infographic from ACLU.

  • 52% of all drug arrests in 2010 were for marijuana
  • Not “kingpins” but people with small amounts of pot (person sentenced 13 years for possession of 2 joints)
  • Person arrested every 37 SECONDS for pot
  • Application of the prohibition laws have skewed sharply against minorities (particularly African-Americans)
  • Marijuana arrests ruin people’s lives
  • Almost $4 BILLION spent a year enforcing marijuana laws
  • MAJORITY OF AMERICANS SUPPORT MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION

Its Time to Legalize Cannabis Infographic ACLU

Link to ACLU “Marijuana Arrest by the numbers

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