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Who's gaining from cannabis reform?

Posted by BRANDI LEIFSO

Who's gaining from cannabis reform?

  Many reasons have led countries, and various states in the US to work towards the decriminalization of marijuana.   According to the BBC, one of the reasons was its growing need in the medical field as pain medication. Patients with illnesses such as cancer, glaucoma, headaches and nerve pain are prescribed medical marijuana ease their pain.   Another reason for the push towards legalization is the failed war on drugs which only exacerbated the racial bias against black and brown people. America Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), stated in their document, The War on Marijuana in Black and White that Blacks are 3.73...

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