Federal law still treats marijuana as an illegal drug, creating headaches for states | Analysis
36 states, including Pa., allow either full legalization for adult use or wide scale medical use, putting them at odds with federal law
Marijuana-related arrests decreased sharply nationwide in 2020, but not in Pa., FBI data shows
The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, police estimated over 350,000 arrests reported for marijuana-related violations last year, a decrease compared to the 545,602 marijuana-related arrests in 2019.
Pa. cops made more than 20K marijuana arrests during the pandemic | Analysis
2020 had the third most adult marijuana-related arrests in Pennsylvania of any year since 2009.