In a fantastic analysis of federal data, the ACLU has documented the billions wasted each year on enforcement of marijuana laws, proving that enforcement patterns are racially biased.  DC is the worst in the nation, arresting over 8 times as many blacks as whites, even though usage rates are similar.  Read this article.  Behind the numbers is law enforcement competition for federal grant money, which is based on number of arrests.

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