Police Profit From Marijuana Arrests In U.S.

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"Police departments in America have a government backed incentive to arrest people for drug offenses (smoking or selling pot for example) rather than pursuing violent crimes. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks break down a new report from The Huffington Post.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/21/drug-war-incentives-police-violent-c...

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"It's much more potent marijuana, which may explain why we've seen a pretty dramatic increase in admission to emergency rooms and treatment programs for marijuana"

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