drug decriminalization

President Biden’s Marijuana Pardons, Explained
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President Biden’s Marijuana Pardons, Explained

An explainer on President Biden’s marijuana pardon and its impact on drug incarceration and decriminalization efforts.

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A Harm Reduction Guide for Safer Substance Use
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A Harm Reduction Guide for Safer Substance Use

Being knowledgeable about safe drug use is vital, even if you don’t use drugs, since the stigmatization of substance use has deadly outcomes.

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The Legalization of Marijuana Still Doesn’t Include Everyone
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The Legalization of Marijuana Still Doesn’t Include Everyone

Despite 420 celebrations and growing support to legalize it, people of color continue to be incarcerated for marijuana and excluded from the cannabis industry.

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The Hysteria Over Government-Funded Crack Pipes
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The Hysteria Over Government-Funded Crack Pipes

While reports of “government-funded crack pipes” are false, harm reduction activists support adding them to safe smoking kits.

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Disparities in Crack Cocaine Sentencing Targets the Black Community
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Disparities in Crack Cocaine Sentencing Targets the Black Community

Historically, drug policy has been written with racist intentions and fueled by hysteria over the war on drugs. This has led to racial disparities in sentencing for crack cocaine possession.

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