Nearly Quarter of a Million Deportations Since 2008 for Non-Violent Drug Offenses

Fact: In 2013, approximately 6,600 people were deported from the United States for personal marijuana possession.

Fact: Approximately 40,000 people per year have been deported since 2008 for non-violent drug offenses. 

Source: The Drug Control and Immigration Nexus in the US and UK, Global Drug Policy Observatory

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