A new report entitled 'Weighing the Impact of Simple Possession of Marijuana' updates a 2016 Commission study regarding sentencing in the Federal System.

Trends in the Federal System: One part of the report, produced by the U.S. Sentencing Commission, assesses trends in federal sentencing for simple possession of marijuana since the fiscal year 2014.

“This report assesses recent trends in simple possession and describes demographic characteristics, criminal history, and sentencing outcomes of federal offenders sentenced for marijuana possession, comparing them to …

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