Marijuana Prohibition Was Designed As Racist System, Virginia Governor Says In State Of The Commonwealth Speech

Marijuana prohibition was intentionally set up “generations ago” to discriminate against people of color, the governor of Virginia said on Wednesday, calling for legalization to resolve those disparities. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) said during his State of the Commonwealth address that cannabis criminalization is an example of how “our criminal justice system treats different people … Continue reading Marijuana Prohibition Was Designed As Racist System, Virginia Governor Says In State Of The Commonwealth Speech