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Blueprint for Change – Georgia

If Georgia were to follow these and other reforms outlined in this Smart Justice 50-State Blueprint, by 2025 it could have 25,610 fewer people in its prison system, saving over $1 billion that could be invested in schools, services, and other resources that would strengthen communities.

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Unequal and Unfair: New Jersey’s War on Marijuana Users

New Jersey’s arrest practices for marijuana possession illustrate the failure of marijuana enforcement. They have a devastating impact of aggressive, costly, racially disparate punishment for use of a drug that for adults is less dangerous than alcohol.

 

Report: The War on Marijuana in Black and White

Billions of Dollars Wasted on Racially Biased Arrests