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PODCAST: Cannabis and criminalization of Black Canadians

Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, El Jones January 8, 2020  The legalization of cannabis and the pardon system for simple possession charges should have decreased the criminalization surrounding the drug. Yet advocates say the impact of legalization won’t be equal: Black and Indigenous people, already disproportionately targeted by police, will likely bear the brunt of the new cannabis regulations. […]