#Justice4Philando: Cannabis use is not justification for manslaughter

“How many murders… and deeds of maniac insanity [marijuana] causes each year, especially among the young, can only be conjectured; [n]o one knows.”– Harry Anslinger, Former Commissioner of the US Treasury Department’s Federal Bureau of Narcotics (July 1937). In 2015 journalist Johann Hari published Chasing the Scream—a compelling narrative addressing the war on drugs with [...]