smart approaches to marijuana http://ripr.org en Black Residents More Likely to be Arrested for Marijuana Possession Than Whites http://ripr.org/post/black-residents-more-likely-be-arrested-marijuana-possession-whites <p>A new report from the American Civil Liberties Union shows blacks are much more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than whites, even though national studies show both races use the drug at roughly similar rates. The study calls for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 11:59:01 +0000 Flo Jonic 16378 at http://ripr.org Black Residents More Likely to be Arrested for Marijuana Possession Than Whites Possessing Small Amounts of Pot Decriminalized http://ripr.org/post/possessing-small-amounts-pot-decriminalized <p>A state law decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana takes effect today. But support for the new law is mixed.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 12790 at http://ripr.org