Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist

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Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist | Erik Altieri

At an event over the weekend, Kansas State Representative Steve Alfond (R) defended the continuation of marijuana prohibition by reverting to the kind of overtly racist rhetoric originally deployed by Henry Anslinger when this failed policy was first implemented. It is important to remember: Marijuana prohibition perpetuates institutional racism and is itself being perpetuated by […]

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4

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Kansas City Voters to Vote on Decriminalizing Marijuana on April 4 | NORML

KANSAS CITY, MO — After more than a year of negotiations with city officials, and countless hours cultivating support for a ballot measure aimed at decriminalizing certain amounts of marijuana, members of Kansas City NORML will finally have a chance to hear from voters on the issue. Next Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Kansas City voters […]

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Voters in Kansas City, MO Decriminalize Marijuana in Blowout Victory

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Voters in Kansas City, MO Decriminalize Marijuana in Blowout Victory | Justin Strekal

KANSAS CITY, MO — In a blowout victory for sensible criminal justice policy, the voters of Kansas City, Missouri have decided to approve Question 5 and decriminalize marijuana to direct their law enforcement officers to no longer target citizens for possession of the plant and would replace current criminal penalties with just a civil fine. The […]

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