Is the Cannabis Industry Racist?

There were 49 states participating in the study, excluding Florida, and it revealed that Montana had the highest racial disparity rates. This is where black people have a 10 times higher risk to be arrested for cannabis crimes compared to whites; Kentucky, Illinois, Iowa and West Virginia weren’t too far behind and in these states black people have a 7x higher risk of being incarcerated. However, in two of these states, recreational cannabis was recently legalized so it has nothing to do with the state’s overall attitudes when it came to cannabis use.

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