A black person in Fresno is nearly four times more likely to be cited for marijuana possession than a white person facing the same offense. That’s according to a new analysis by the Drug Policy Alliance and the American Civil Liberties Union, which found racial, ethnic and age disparities in marijuana policing.
A black person in Fresno is nearly four times more likely to be cited for marijuana possession than a white person facing the same offense. That’s according to a new analysis by the Drug Policy Alliance and the American Civil Liberties Union, which found racial, ethnic and age disparities in marijuana policing. Pixabay
A black person in Fresno is nearly four times more likely to be cited for marijuana possession than a white person facing the same offense. That’s according to a new analysis by the Drug Policy Alliance and the American Civil Liberties Union, which found racial, ethnic and age disparities in marijuana policing. Pixabay

Blacks in Fresno far more likely to be busted for marijuana than whites, data shows

June 12, 2016 02:00 PM

UPDATED June 15, 2016 06:30 AM

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