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Cops still make a marijuana arrest every 49 seconds

Support for marijuana legalization might be at a national all-time high, but not a single minute passes in U.S. without a cop pinching someone for weed. Crime data released by the FBI shows that police made 643,000 marijuana-related arrests in 2015, the lowest it's been in 20 years. That figure still translates to a pot bust every 49 seconds. And nearly nine out of ten of these arrests were for possession as opposed to sale or cultivation, the data shows.
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