Marijuana Arrests Fall in Denver After Ballot Initiative

Reason magazine’s Jacob Sullum notes that “prosecutions of adults for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana dropped by a fifth in Denver last year, following the passage of a November 2007 ballot initiative that instructed city officials to make such cases their “lowest law enforcement priority.”

Adrian Moore

Adrian Moore, Ph.D., is vice president of policy at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.