Every 58 seconds, someone is arrested for cannabis and on average, a Black person is nearly 4 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than a white person, even though Black and white people use marijuana at similar if not higher rates.
Police and prisons have no place in justice — and true safety can’t be found where it was never meant to be.
Locking us up for marijuana charges when our communities…
Can’t go to the doctor
Can’t pay rent
Can’t afford childcare
Real leaders invest in people, not violence. They divert millions away from our communities and care to help the rich get richer.
That’s the real crime
Let’s be real: marijuana is a fact of life. Nearly 49 million people in the United States use marijuana in some capacity.
We deserve retroactive decriminalization, immediate release and record expungement for all drug related offenses.