Study: Marijuana Arrests Cost Washington State $300M in Past 25 Years

A new study found that 241,000 people in Washington were arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession since 1986, costing $306 million in law-enforcement costs, adding fuel to a campaign seeking to make this state the first to legalize recreational marijuana sales.
October 12, 2012

A new study found that 241,000 people in Washington were arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession since 1986, costing $306 million in law-enforcement costs, adding fuel to a campaign seeking to make this state the first to legalize recreational marijuana sales.

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