How Far Are We From Legalizing Weed? (420 Episode) Ft. Kassandra Frederique

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Sami and Bryan are joined by Kassandra Frederique of the Drug Policy Alliance to talk about legalizing marijuana. They start off with a conversation about the criminal justice system and access to drug treatment programs. They go through the history of our country’s war on drugs and how criminalization is tied to race. At 14:35 they discuss decriminalization and break down the stop and frisk policy that has resulted in so many unnecessary arrests in New York City. They close out the show with a conversation about legalization and the process for overturning prior convictions.

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