Dec. 13 Event in Baltimore to Explore How Legalization Would Impact Racial Justice in the City

Dec 05, 2016 Baltimore, Baltimore War Memorial Assembly Hall, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, LEAP, Maryland, Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition, Neill Franklin


Did you know that African Americans in Baltimore are five times more likely to be arrested for drug possession than people of other races, and marijuana is the most common drug possessed? To learn more and help be part of the solution, don’t miss this upcoming special event entitled Legalizing Marijuana: The Impact on Racial Justice in Baltimore City, organized by the Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition.

When: Tuesday, December 13
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Baltimore War Memorial Assembly Hall
101 N. Gay Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

 

It’s free and open to the public, but RSVPs are appreciated.

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The keynote speaker will be Neill Franklin, who is the Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and a former Baltimore City Police officer. Major Franklin now works to help end marijuana prohibition, and he will discuss how this would impact racial justice generally and Baltimore specifically.

We hope that you can join us for this informative event! Please pass this message along to any friends or family members who might be interested in attending and share our event on Facebook.