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New Jersey’s New Marijuana Laws Aim To Address Social Injustice | NBC Nightly News



Black Americans are nearly four times more likely to get arrested for marijuana possession, and New Jersey’s new recreational marijuana laws will help expunge thousands of drug convictions and create equal business opportunities for minorities.
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28 comments

  1. Jesus loves and cares about you so much so repent so That we all make it to heaven.

    Like so more people can see this.

  2. It is illegal to start with regardless of race. You made it legal so can curb off the majority race. So, you will do that to all crimes such as killings, robbery, … What a dumb excuse to make people drug addicts!

  3. No human has the right to tell me i cant have this harmless herb. Because "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

  4. another scare tactics republicans use for uneducated voters…

  5. Should be legal in every state. It's not like life will ever be same again anyway.

  6. Grass is illegal, cuz Biden is weak

  7. Make it federal already.
    Making Marijuana illegal is a stupid outdated law used to generate revenue for big brother at our expense.

  8. Does this mean I can drive to New Jersey and buy a blunt legally?

  9. Being black is beautiful but the price we pay for it is racism

  10. I don’t understand what NY is waiting for?!!

  11. Marijuana is so legal. C'mon New Jersey get with the program!

  12. Its about following the law! NOT "locking you up and then turning around and making a buck off of it!" The people are the ones who are voting and making it legal in most cases and then the states are following suit. They cant change all the laws overnight to accommodate all cases and people who want to smoke! .

  13. I see weed and I click

  14. Keep things moving forward and everything will get better! Stagnant water attracts mosquitoes!

  15. A man lied, deflected your attention and left people spend more time in prison for a minor marijuana charge then a murderer !

  16. They need to let those that where arrested and lives ruined but it is no social justice how is a convict supposed to pay millions. They have a cap on grower permits?and million dollar buy in. It will fail cause out of stste venture captialist will push out poor people from having businesses. Its not real social justice for those who have suffered for decades with Cannibus convictions.

  17. The time for national legalization is now, don't wait.

  18. This explains Corey Boogers eyes

  19. 1:34 so you want in on a multi-billion industry because you were busted, thats your business plan. Who raised you?

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