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DEA Blames the Media for Making Marijuana Arrests Tougher

DEA Blames the Media for Making Marijuana Arrests Tougher

The Drug Enforcement Administration has released its latest Drug Threat Assessment, contributing a whopping 22 pages to marijuana; by comparison, prescription painkiller abuse only garnered 16 pages.

Obviously the DEA still thinks cannabis is a major problem, a problem only made worse by various legalization measures enacted across the country. And if that wasn’t bad enough, it seems some in the media are spreading evil propaganda.

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Arrests for Marijuana are Down in…Virginia?

Arrests for Marijuana are Down in…Virginia?

When marijuana arrests drop in places like Colorado or Washington no one is surprised; after all, with full adult use legalization, arrests for something that is no longer illegal are bound to fall.

But when arrests for marijuana drop more than normal in a state like Virginia, people take notice:

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Original

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Additional

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