Donald Trump’s first year in office saw a slight bump in the total number of Americans arrested for marijuana.
The number of arrests jumped to 659,700 in 2017, compared to 653,249 in 2016.
According to FBI data released today, marijuana arrests composed over 40 percent of the 1,632,921 total drug arrests made by the 12,606 U.S. law enforcement agencies in 2017.
The total number of marijuana arrests was 659,700. However, 91 percent of those arrests were for simple possession, totaling just under 600,000.
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