There’s an Arrest for Drug Possession Every 25 Seconds-And Marijuana Arrests Exceed Those for All Violent Crimes

Nearly a half century after Richard Nixon inaugurated the modern war on drugs, to criticize it as a failure as so common as to be banal. Yet even as marijuana prohibition falls in some states, the drug war rolls on, an assembly line of criminalization and incarceration, dealing devastating blows to the lives of its victims…