Battling the racial roadblocks to joining the legalized marijuana trade
The Washington Post
June 2, 2017

“The lack of minority representation is especially fraught, given that research shows African Americans were disproportionately arrested and incarcerated during the war on drugs. Now that marijuana is seen as a legitimate business, advocates argue that minorities should also reap the profits.

“’Here’s a drug that for years has been the bane of the minority community, sending young people to jail by the boatloads,’ Hill said. ‘Now, it could be a boon to these communities, but minorities have been left out.’”

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