Black people twice as likely to be charged with drugs possession – report – The Guardian

Posted August 22nd, 2013 in drug offences, news, racism, reports, stop and search by sally

“Black people are not just significantly more likely to be searched by police for drugs than their white peers, but face almost double the chance of being charged if any are found, according to a study of racial disparities in the way drug laws are enforced.”

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The Guardian, 21st August 2013