420 with CNW — White House Asks for Comments on How Underserved Communities Face Barriers Due to Drug Policies

July 14, 2021 15:25:15

Despite starting with relatively noble intentions, the drug war is considered an unmitigated failure by many. Not only did it fail to sufficiently curb drug use or suppress the criminal enterprises behind the drug trade, but it also ensured that certain communities were intensely policed and harshly sentenced for decades. Now that America’s state-legal cannabis sector is steadily growing, some policies from the drug war era that have endured may be creating “systemic barriers” for these communities.

As such, the White House, via its drug policy arm, has opened a 30-day comment period in a bid to see whether existing drug policies have barred underserved communities from accessing opportunities and whether policymakers can create programs to help ensure equity. Additionally, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (“ONDCP”) is also seeking counsel from drug users to see how it could better involve them…


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