Arrests in St. Louis County increased fourfold since 2001


Over the past decade, the number of marijuana arrests in St. Louis county has steadily climbed to levels four times greater than in 2001.
“They seem to be prioritizing marijuana arrests in St. Louis county,” John Chasnoff, program director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri, tells Daily RFT. “The war on drugs is increasingly becoming a war on marijuana.”
Sam Levin with the Riverfront Times has the rest.