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Early Marijuana Use Leads to Later Drug Abuse

Crime in America.Net Well, just in time for the California vote to legalize marijuana, data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) telling us that if you started using marijuana at a young age you are six times more likely to use drugs in the past year. Before the pro-marijuana crowd rushes […]

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We’re not enforcing marijuana laws? Is this a surprise to anyone? Crime in America.Net

National news networks, Sarah Palin and a small town mayor are questioning arrests for possession of small amounts of marijuana (see links below). We have endless conversations on this site and others about the legalization of marijuana. We have consistently said three things: People should not be arrested for possessing small amounts of marijuana-we have […]

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Marijuana admissions increased to 17 percent in 2008–Higher than any drug–Cocaine declines

  This report presents national-level data from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) for substance abuse treatment admissions in 2008, and trend data for 1998 to 2008. The report provides information on the demographic and substance abuse characteristics of admissions to treatment aged 12 and older for abuse of alcohol and/or drugs in facilities that […]

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More on Marijuana and Crime: Crime Statistics

It was never our intention to take on marijuana as an issue. We stated in a post on society controlling itself (rather than the criminal justice system doing it) that we assumed that personal use of marijuana was going to be either decriminalized or legalized and that we hoped that society knows what it’s doing […]

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Crime News: Time to Legalize Marijuana?

 We place our articles on a variety of internet and crime news sites. We find that there are professional and blog sites where we have wonderful conversations about the materials we create.  On one recent article we addressed the issue of society controlling itself rather than having the justice system exert so much control. The […]

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