The Chicago Tribune ran an article about the recent ACLU report that looks at racial disparities in arrests for marijuana possession. The report found that in Illinois, black people are 8 times more likely than white people to be arrested for marijuana possession, despite the fact that both racial groups use marijuana at equal rates.

The report also found that Cook County made far more marijuana possession arrests in 2010 than any other county in America. Cook totaled more than 33,000 pot arrests that year, with blacks making up nearly 73 percent of those busted.

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