Decriminalized Marijuana Reinvents Racism and Poisoning

Saturday, 14 May 2022 — The New Dark Age

by Don Fitz and Susan Armstrong

The change in marijuana laws across the US raises issues far beyond, “Hey, dude, we can blow a joint now without getting busted.” The racism that permeated the age of criminalization now lurks throughout the phase of decriminalization. The burgeoning business of growing pot raises the specter of corporate agriculture with its threats to human health and natural ecosystems. Are there ways to enjoy weed while challenging racism and corporate domination over the environment?
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