Marijuana Legalization & Reparations - January 31, 2022


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LBS is working closely with ACLU of Maryland and MD Senator Jill P. Carter to produce a bill this session that legalizes recreational cannabis with a focus on repairing the damage done by the war on drugs.
For this episode, we will be unveiling what will be in the bill and give the public an opportunity to ask questions.
We must put pressure on the Maryland General Assembly to pass a version of cannabis legalization that truly empowers Black people who have been most harmed war on drugs.
Special guests:
Michelle Hall, Assistant Public Defender, Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Lawrence Grandpre, Director of Research, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle
Yanet Amanuel, Public Policy Advocate, ACLU of Maryland

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