It’s a known fact that people of color have been unfairly targeted in the War on Drugs. Although folks of all races are likely to buy and consume marijuana, people of color are policed more aggressively and are more likely to have more punitive measures taken against them. And as protests against police brutality rage on countrywide, it’s become very clear that for POC, routine police stops are a matter of life and death.
In Georgia, for instance, strict drug laws encourage police officers to search for drugs during otherwise routine interactions such as traffic stops. According to Georgia Senator Harold Jones II, a Democrat and former prosecutor, this increases the odds of police-civilian encounters escalating…
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