Not surprisingly, you failed to read the info I provided on MJ arrests. Here's a few tidbits to support my claims:
From a DEA website (getsmartaboutdrugs.com) - If a person already has a conviction for Marijuana, Second Degree (misdemeanor offense), then any further arrests for marijuana will be charged as Marijuana First Degree, a felony.
Q: How many people go to federal prison each year for a marijuana offense?
A: Each year, about 6,200 people are sent to federal prisons for growing, trafficking, or
Meanwhile, Teresa Stone received an 8-year sentence for murdering her husband - http://www.kansascity.com/2012/09/20/3825790/loves-secrets-finally-revealed.html#storylink=misearch
That's not anecdotal evidence.