Report: NYC wasting money on marijuana arrests

THE BRONX - A new report is claiming that New York City is wasting million of dollars on minor marijuana arrests.

According to the Drug Policy Alliance, the NYPD has spent $75 million processing thousands of arrests made for small possession charges. They argue that under New York State law, a simple citation is given to someone with 25 grams or less of marijuana.

The NYPD has not commented on the report.

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