Politics

The push to diversify Colorado’s cannabis industry

The disparity is frustrating… because before Colorado OK’d marijuana, Black and brown Centennial Staters bore the brunt of drug enforcement efforts.

In fact, according to data from the American Civil Liberties Union, Black people are nearly four times more likely than white people to be arrested for marijuana possession nationally. Legislation matters, says Woodson, who promotes a 1:1 policy that would reserve one social equity license for every “standard” license that’s approved [in Colorado].

Original Article (5280.com):
The push to diversify Colorado’s cannabis industry
Artwork Fair Use: Wutsje 

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