NYPD officials acknowledged a “troubling” racial gap in people they’re arresting for marijuana — but defended their enforcement efforts, saying they’re responding to residents complaining about people smoking pot.
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ATLANTA, June 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BLACK Marijuana Magazine is pleased to announce the inaugural launch of its new magazine on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. We invite all African American recreational cannabis consumers to subscribe at www.blackmjmagazine.com.
On May 17, 2016, Oakland City Council approved the Dispensary Equity Permit Program, a program that requires half of new dispensary permits to be reserved for residents of East Oakland or those convicted of a marijuana-related offense within the past 10 years.
Over the last several years, our nation has been wracked with stories of racial discrimination. From Trayvon Martin to Eric Garner, it seems as if the United States cannot go more than a few months without a tragedy evoking racial tension.
Diversity, like love and peace, is a virtue widely embraced. Getting it done takes working through the grittier details, though.
A medical marijuana bill is on the fast track to move forward in the Florida state legislature. The bill, SB 7066, hopes to fix some of the problematic wording in a 2014 bill, SB 1030, which legalized a low-THC high-CBD strain of medical marijuana called Charlotte’s Web.