Although Congress has failed to amend federal cannabis laws, clearly the attitudes and priorities of federal prosecutors have shifted in the era of state-level marijuana legalization.
Federal cases involving marijuana dropped to less than 1,000 in 2021, with 996 people charged for trafficking, NORML reported.
According to an analysis from the federal U.S. Sentencing Commission (USCC), they accounted for less than 6% of those charged with violating federal drug laws over the last year.
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