2020-12-04 16:09:52

It's time to end the nation's failed war on marijuana

Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Barbara Lee, co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, write that the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, which the House will vote on on Friday, will help address a critical and urgent matter of racial justice because Black people are almost four times more likely to be arrested for cannabis possession than their White counterparts, despite equal rates of use across populations.