Topic: June 4, 2020

Steve Hawkins - Marijuana Policy Project

A message from Marijuana Policy Project Executive Director Steve Hawkins

“I decided to join MPP because I believe that we will not fundamentally change policing practices in this country until we put an end to the war on drugs, and it starts with ending the prohibition on cannabis.” I just spent the last two nights immersed in work that is sadly too familiar. I found myself once again providing assistance to lawyers representing an African American family who had lost a loved one at the hands of the police. So often, I am drawn back to where my career began over three decades ago as a young civil rights lawyer

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  • Religion: Cannabis for churchgoers
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