“There are a lot of reasons to do it,” the challenger said of legalization, “but first and foremost, because it’s a racial-justice issue.” “The drug war has been a war against people of color since its inception decades ago. Data, studies, reports, and court decisions on stops, arrests, charges, pleas, and sentencing reach the same shameful conclusion: Blacks are treated far more harshly than whites,” argues Ezekiel Edwards, the director of the Criminal Law Reform…

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