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Student marijuana possession arrests double since fall at UT Arlington

UTA student arrests in connection with marijuana possession have doubled since the fall semester, according to UTA Police.

Last semester, eight nonstudents and two students were arrested in connection with marijuana possession. This semester, five nonstudents and five students have been arrested in connection with possession, according to UTA crime logs.

“I can’t necessarily say there is an increase in use, but we are seeing an increase in enforcement, an increase in coming into contact with violators and of course we’re going to take action against those violators,” assistant police chief Rick Gomez said. Read more

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Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter is a journalist and information technology specialist living in Waco, Texas. He has been working with the cannabis movement since 2009. He founded Texas Cannabis Report in 2013 to bring Texans accurate cannabis related news.

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  1. Armando
    February 25, 2014 at 2:22 am

    STFU and let those kids go to school!!!!