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Minneapolis cops halt low-level marijuana stings after racial disparity revealed

Minneapolis police abruptly ended the practice of targeting small-scale marijuana sellers after revelations that nearly every one arrested was black.

In a series of rushed announcements Thursday, authorities said that police would no longer conduct sting operations targeting low-level marijuana sales, and charges against 47 people arrested in the first five months of 2018 would be dismissed.

http://www.startribune.com/minneapolis-cops-halt-marijuana-stings-after-almost-all-arrested-were-black/484876151/

 

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