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2019 felony marijuana arrests in California lowest since 1954

2019 felony marijuana arrests in California lowest since 1954


New arrest data released by the California Department of Justice shows that 2019 saw the lowest number of marijuana arrests since 1954, while at the same time racial disparities among those arrested showed an increase.

The data showed there were 1,181 felony marijuana arrests in California in 2019, down 27 percent from 2018 (1,617 arrests), and the lowest number since 1954.

Hispanics accounted for 493 or 41.7 percent of arrests; Blacks for 263 (22.3%) and Whites for 252 (21.3%).

Males were 87.9 percent of those arrested for felonies, and juvenile felony arrests numbered 91. 

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