Tom Steyer Calls For Marijuana Legalization And Opioid Decriminalization

Tom Steyer Calls For Marijuana Legalization And Opioid Decriminalization

Billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer is calling for the legalization of marijuana and decriminalization of opioid possession. In a criminal justice reform plan released on Thursday, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate laid out a vision for ending the drug war, which he said has contributed to mass incarceration and is enforced in a racially disproportionate manner. “Tom believes we must end the failed War on Drugs. Based on the flawed idea that incarceration is the answer to addiction, federal and state elected officials passed severe sentencing laws that encouraged incarceration for low-level drug offenses,” the plan states. “Unfortunately, communities of color…

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