Low-level marijuana arrests came under scrutiny in New York City after rocketing up during the last 20 years. But they've declined markedly amid public pressure and policing changes in the last few years. A look at the annual numbers:

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1980 — 1,314

1985 — 4,546

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1990 — 891

1995 — 5,715

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2000 — 51,267

2005 — 29,754

2006 — 31,925

2007 — 39,163

2008 — 40,390

2009 — 46,493

2010 — 50,385

2011 — 50,688

2012 — 39,230

2013 — 28,954

2014 — 26,385

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Source: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services; Harry Levine, Queens College.