Evelyn LaChappelle had no previous criminal record and did not even touch the plant. But she was still given an 87-month sentence for a cannabis-related crime.
April 16, 2021
The untimely death of Marvin Scott in a Texas jail after being arrested for a small amount of cannabis has sparked outrage among activists for racial, cannabis, and mental health justice.
April 7, 2021
Officials of the Chicago suburb approved the plans this week.
March 23, 2021
There is a jarring racial disparity in the arrests.
March 18, 2021
Critics have been pointing out that although Black men have historically been disproportionately targeted in the War on Drugs, there are no Black men on New Jersey's new Cannabis Regulatory Commission.
March 4, 2021
As a next push to alleviate the harms caused by the war on drugs, a bill for social equity has been introduced to the House.
February 4, 2021
Chadwick Boseman’s final film bears a strong yet subtle resemblance to other cinematic masterpieces exploring race and racism in these United States.
January 4, 2021
Between 2015 and 2019, nearly 90% of those arrested for cannabis-related crimes in Washington, D.C. were Black, although African-Americans make up only 45% of the city’s population.
September 17, 2020
Mary Pryor is fighting the good fight for inclusivity and equity in the cannabis industry.
August 13, 2020