Marijuana legalization boom struggles to heal past scars of criminalization

Legalization
As marijuana legalization expands across the country, who is benefiting from the blossoming industry? In most cases, it is a very different population from that which has previously borne the brunt of marijuana criminalization. Millions are still dealing with scars from the war on drugs, leading to deep skepticism that the marijuana industry can get inclusion right. Yamiche Alcindor reports.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Follow us:
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour
Snapchat: @pbsnews

Subscribe:
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Cannabis Seeds
Tommy Chong’s Medical Marijuana Garden | Complex
Dr. Juurlink on prescribing medical marijuana
How marijuana legalization could change Canada
Medical Marijuana: Mayo Clinic Radio

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *