Cannabis Laws in France Have Disproportionately Affected Muslims
Much like in other parts of the world, a marginalized group has been the most impacted by the War on Drugs in France.
July 15, 2022
Racial Injustice Persists in Marijuana Arrests Despite Legalization, ACLU Reports
According to a new report from the ACLU, racial disparities in marijuana arrests in some states have gotten worse—not better—since legalization.
April 28, 2020
High Folks: Yareem Barnes-Ivey Balances the Two Worlds of Cannabis
As a Black man trying to master the art of growing America's forbidden fruit, Yareem Barnes-Ivey lives in two different worlds.
March 19, 2019
Man Facing 40 Years for Traveling with Legal Medical Marijuana Re-Sentenced
46-year-old Patrick Beadle may be up for parole in three years.
February 21, 2019
Data Shows Black People in Philadelphia Are Still Targeted After Pot Decriminalization
Why is there still such a racial disparity in marijuana charges in Philadelphia even after the city decriminalized the plant?
January 10, 2019
US-Born Man Admits to Smoking Weed on Probation, Is Almost Deported to Jamaica
After his admission, a judge extended Peter Brown's probation and ordered him to be released. Instead, he was taken to an ICE detention center and nearly deported to a foreign country.
December 4, 2018
Man Helps Drunk Neighbor Home, is Arrested Moments Later for Marijuana Possession
Why was Samir Ahmed arrested just moments after assisting his intoxicated neighbor get home safely?
November 28, 2018
Report Shows Alabama Disproportionately Targets Black Cannabis Users
A report released by the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice and the Southern Poverty Law Center shows disturbing data.
October 18, 2018
Report: After Marijuana Decriminalization, Pittsburgh Still Targets People of Color
A striking new report on marijuana arrest data in Pittsburgh raises doubts about decriminalization's ability to combat racial disparities in drug enforcement.
October 4, 2018
Data Shows Racial Bias in Miami-Dade, Florida Marijuana Arrests
Police are giving white people citations for minor cannabis possession, and arresting black people.
September 7, 2018