How Marijuana and Race Impact the Criminal Justice System

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How Marijuana and Race Impact the Criminal Justice System

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

February 22, 2019

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One of the points of Gov. Tony Evers’s marijuana proposal is that those with criminal marijuana convictions would have their records expunged. Discussing the criminal justice side of the plan is Rep. David Crowley, D-Milwaukee. He breaks down how racial minorities feel the impact of the criminal justice system more than white drug users and how expungement helps those convicted move forward.


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