There has been a lot of talk lately about the incredible amount of marijuana arrests that happen in New York City and what can be done to reduce the number.

But many people have a vested interest in the arrests, as Queens College Professor Dr. Harry Levine points out in the video below. Much like the War on Drugs as a whole, the arrests regime in NYC serves a very specific purpose for many people.

Follow the money and most of the time it will lead you to the cause of so many problems.

– Joe Klare