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Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana often argue that legalization will mean fewer drug-related arrests and convictions of minorities.

Does Pot Legalization Lead to Fewer Minority Arrests?

Advocates for legalizing recreational marijuana often argue that legalization will mean fewer drug-related arrests and convictions of minorities.

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