Kalamazoo marijuana regulations

Marijuana study
9:05 am
Wed June 5, 2013

ACLU study shows Blacks more likely to be arrested for pot possession in Kalamazoo, other cities

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Interview with Ezekiel Edwards

    

A study by the American Civil Liberties Union shows wide racial disparities in arrests related to marijuana possession. 

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9:44 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Study finds blacks more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession in Kalamazoo County

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Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley says ACLU study's findings are worthy of examination and discussion
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley says he's surprised by a new study that says African-Americans in Kalamazoo County are 8.5 times more likely than whites to be arrested for possession of marijuana, despite studies that show little racial difference in use of pot.
Medical Marijuana
9:22 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Kalamazoo attorney reacts to news on medical marijuana

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A Kalamazoo-based attorney who  has been advocate for decriminalizing marijuana says Michigan could vote in 2016 on a law for limited legalization of marijuana. John Targowski specializes in medical marijuana law. He also helped lead the effort to pass a charter amendment in Kalamazoo that makes possession of small amounts of marijuana the lowest priority of law enforcement. 

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