Weekly CannaBit for the week of Feb. 8, 2016: A 2015 report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics found that marijuana offenders were imprisoned at approximately half the rate of crack, powder cocaine and methamphetamine offenders.
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What makes this arrest newsworthy is that the woman, Sarah Furay, is the daughter of Bill Furay, head of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Beaumont, Texas.
With recreational marijuana legal in four states and Washington, D.C., and medical marijuana legal in 23 states and the District, it can sometimes be hard to remember that marijuana is still highly illegal in the majority of U.S. states.
(CNN) — Clearly something is broken when a Missouri man named Jeff Mizanskey can be sentenced to die in prison for purchasing seven pounds of marijuana. With two nonviolent marijuana convictions already on his record, Jeff received life without parole under Missouri’s three strikes law.