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How legal cannabis is changing Maryland communities

Dayvon Love, director of public policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, and Justin Strekal, a partner with Useful Strategies and national advocate for cannabis reform, about what the changes mean for Maryland communities, particularly communities of color.

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AUDIO: Blacktivist: Activism in the Black Community and How it Affects Our Mental Health

Episode TWO of The Black Mental Health Alliance’s Real Talk: Black Minds Matter podcast is now available. In this episode, titled “Blacktivist: Activism in the Black Community and Its Impact on Mental Health,” Mr. Dayvon Love joins hosts Andrea Brown and Nia Jones for a mind-blowing discussion. They delve into topics such as Black Liberation, politics, Black leadership, and more, uncovering what may be hindering progress and offering insights on moving forward. Don’t miss this enlightening episode – be prepared with pen and paper!

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Indigenous Rights, Colonialism, and Psychedelic Exploitation

This week on Century of Lies: Indigenous Rights, Colonialism, and Exploitation. We hear audio from an indigenous rights/anti-colonialism protest that interrupted the closing ceremony of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies’ fourth Psychedelic Science conference last month. Plus, we hear from Lawrence Grandpre, Director of Research for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, and Meagan Sway, Policy Director at the ACLU of Maine, on “Drug Decriminalization: From Punitive Policies to Effective Solutions.

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Maryland Legalization Begins Today

Policy Director of the Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle Dayvon Love talks with Jayne about the war on drugs in America, what reparations for the black community should look like and the future of convicted drug offenders.

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Can Marijuana & Racial Justice Coexist?

Starting on July 1st, 2023, marijuana will officially become legalized for recreational use in Maryland for adults 21 and up. This also includes a new law that bans police stops and searches based on the alleged smell of marijuana. But is that enough for Maryland to become a model for marijuana and racial justice?

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