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

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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.