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The Top 10 Marijuana News Stories of 2015

5. Marijuana Arrests on the Rise

Despite legalization in four states, marijuana arrests went up by 1% nationally in 2014 to 700,993. However, arrests were down in cities like New York and Philadelphia. Plus, celebrity drug arrests declined nearly 80% from 2014 (43 busts) to 2015 (eight busts). Five of those arrested were NFL players.

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.