The marijuana industry’s war on the poor

The marijuana industry’s war on the poor

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Bigger Than Incarceration: Angela Davis Talks Mass Criminalization, Mental Health and the War on Drugs – The Root https://t.co/tqCmXvvKnW

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Federal Judge Admits Drug War Is Tearing The Country Apart, Regrets 80% Of Rulings

“This is a war that I saw destroy lives.” A Federal Judge has become aware to the brutal reality that is kidnapping, caging and killing people for their personal choice. She is taking action to reverse it.

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Florida Man Dies In Police Custody After Cops turn Away the Ambulance

A Florida man died in police custody this week after police shocked him with a Taser, despite being made aware repeatedly of his medical conditions.

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The war on drugs is a war on people.

 

▶ What Will It Take To End the War on Drugs? Johann Hari | #GRITtv

“With marijuana legalization passing around the US, are we finally entering the last days of the War on Drugs? Johann Hari had an early start as an op-ed columnist for The Independent at 23. Since then, he has written for the New York Times, the LA Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, Slate, the New Republic and The Nation among others. His new book, Chasing The Scream, is a bracing look inside the War on Drugs. This episode also looks at what resisting the war on drugs looks like at the grassroots, with a profile of Reverend Kenneth Glasgow and his organization T.O.P.S. – The Ordinary People Society. T.O.P.S. is an extraordinary criminal justice reform organization run by former prisoners in Dothan, Alabama.”

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DEA Agent Speaks Out: We Were Told Not to Enforce Drug Laws In Rich Communities

By John Vibes

 

“You know, if we go out there and start messing with those folks, they know judges, they know lawyers, they know politicians. You start locking their kids up; somebody’s going to jerk our chain.’ He said, ‘they’re going to call us on it, and before you know it, they’re going to shut us down, and there goes your overtime.’”

 

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The war on drugs is a war on people, and mostly on Black and Latino people, even though White people do drugs more and sell drugs more.