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Happy 4/20! NORML Pot Arrests Billboard Debuts in Times Square

Posted By dpacheco On April 20, 2010 @ 2:51 pm In Politics & Social Justice | No Comments

Though society’s attitudes have changed in a big, big way over the last 20 years, with more people than ever saying we should legalize marijuana, law enforcement doesn’t seem to have received that particular memo. New York City alone has seen an increase in possession arrests skyrocket from 1,000 in 1990 to 46,000 in 2009—and NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) wants everyone to know it.

From The Huffington Post [1]:

Just in time for 4/20, the official/unofficial marijuana holiday, the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws will debut their new digital ad highlighting the sharp, sharp increase in New York City’s rate of marijuana possession arrests over the last two decades.

Read the whole article here. [1]

 
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[1] The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/19/norml-marijuana-arrests-b_n_543169.html?ref=twitter

[2] SAFER Campuses Initiative Nationwide Day of Action Today: http://www.chelseagreen.com/content/safer-campuses-initiative-nationwide-day-of-action-today/

[3] WATCH: NORML’s Paul Armentano Debates Anti-Marijuana Blowhard: http://www.chelseagreen.com/content/watch-normls-paul-armentano-debates-anti-marijuana-blowhard/

[4] “Marijuana Is Safer” Author Steve Fox Debates Heritage Foundation: http://www.chelseagreen.com/content/marijuana-is-safer-author-steve-fox-debates-heritage-foundation/

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