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D.C. Arrest Rates Plummet After Legalization
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D.C. Arrest Rates Plummet After Legalization
April 3, 2016

According to the ACLU, in 2010 D.C. had the country’s highest number of marijuana arrests per capita, and the second-highest racial disparity in arrests, with black residents being eight times more likely to be arrested for possession than whites.  Arrests for marijuana-related offenses in Washington D.C. began falling in 2011, but since city residents legalized adult use in 2014, the decline has been dramatic. Total arrests have fallen 95% since 2011, and arrests for possession alone have fallen 99% over the same period. Concerns about the social and economic impact of the city’s arrest rates were a major driver of support for legalization.

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"Whoopi Goldberg Joins Marijuana Industry with Products for Women"   New York Times
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"Recreational Marijuana Sales Hit Nearly $1 Billion in 2015"  Market Watch 
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State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report projections featured in...
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New Frontier Advisor Mara Gordon to Speak at CannMed 2016
New Frontier Advisor Mara Gordon will be speaking at the CannMed 2016 Personalized Canabinoid Medicine Conference at Harvard Medical School. 

Gordon specializes in the development of cannabis extract treatment protocols for seriously ill patients in California. She is the co-founder of Aunt Zelda’s and Zelda Therapeutics.

Recognizing a need for patient-focused software, Gordon recently founded CDRMed. With CDRMed, physicians and medical health professionals are able to make treatment recommendations based on the latest high-quality data.
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