Study: War on Weed Is A War on Women

On Monday, local radio station KQED devoted an episode of Forum to the potential economic benefits of California cannabis legalization, noting that a $6.5 billion industry could exist in a few years.  Proposition 64 could also generate $1 billion per year in taxes and tens of millions of dollars in court savings.

What the episode failed to account for was the untold cost of ongoing cannabis prohibition, which critics say has ruined countless lives without decreasing cannabis use or availability.

Now, a new report helps detail some of those costs — especially as it pertains to women and children.

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