Drug-related arrests vs. violent crime

Fact: In 2012, 82% of drug-related arrests were for simple possession. 42% of drug arrests were marijuana-related.

Fact: In 2012, more people were arrested for marijuana than all violent crimes combined.

Source: FBI, Crime in the United States 2012

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