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Black Lives Matters in Cannabis

Black Lives Matters in Cannabis   by M.W White  W ith social justice roaring in the streets among thousands of protesters, as a result of the murder of "Gentle Giant George Floyd" . Equality is now a must. Since the death of Floyd ; police brutality and injustice for the Black Community has become a focus point for Americans everywhere. The President of NAACP  Derrick Johnson discussed in a interview, the failed police structure due to the killings of innocent African Americans.  George Floyd  N eedless to say,the justice system is under reform. But media spins has mention   George Floyd had a substance abuse issue that led the police officers to use excessive force, resulting to George Floyd  brutal death. H istory  has shown that the justice system has  used drugs as a way to justified its irrational  disproportionate  arrests of blacks, for non violent offenses, like drug chargers. ACLU reports that America stills spends an average of $2.6 billion per

Release Marijuana Inmates during Covid-19. By M.W White

   "Although cannabis is at the cusp of  Federal legalization and can be seen as a "Essential Business" there is still inmates incarnated for marijuana charges; while at risk for Covid-19"   March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a National Emergency because of the  Corona-virus Pandemic. Since then the U.S prisons/jail system condition has been expose for a death pool.   Former Federal inmate Piper Kerman, now Prison Right Advocate and writer of the bestselling novel turn Neflix series the "Orange is the New Black" , shares her concerns and empathy as she discuss the low risk of releasing inmates behind bars stated in the  Washington Post, “Elderly probationers and parolees have some of the lowest recidivism rates of all former inmates. Releasing such people poses very low public safety risks and will have a dramatic effect on preserving public health.” said Piper Kerman However, the United States is largest housing block for incarceration in