Where are you most likely to get arrested for marijuana and DUI?

Whether or not marijuana users get into trouble depends in large part on where they live.

Jun 18, 2014

The possession and sale of marijuana remains illegal in 48 states.

That means people are still getting arrested and cited for marijuana possession and use every day in much of the country.

But whether or not pot-smokers get into trouble depends in large part on where they live. The below map from Addiction-Treatment.com and Fractl, using federal data from the FBI and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), compares each state according to how many marijuana arrests are made per 100,000 users:

MarijuanaArrests 5 Surprising Stats: Colorado’s Marijuana Industry

The Web site also compared where you’re most likely to get arrested for driving under the influence, relative to the number of binge drinkers in each state:

DUI arrests 5 Surprising Stats: Colorado’s Marijuana Industry

Here are the 10 strictest and least-strict states:

stricteststates 5 Surprising Stats: Colorado’s Marijuana Industry

For the original story visit Washington Post. For more information and detailed infographics click here.

Jun 18, 2014