Free the Trappers Campaign Takes Center Stage in Cannabis Justice Movement.
Seeks to dismantle systemetic barriers, rectify historical injustices and empower communities disproportionately affected by the War on Weed.
On average, a Black person is 3.64 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than a white person, even though Black and white people use marijuana at similar rates
Despite the overall decrease in arrests, racial disparities persist in cannabis-related arrests and incarcerations. Black individuals are still disproportionately affected by arrests for cannabis offenses compared to white individuals.
Cannabis-related convictions can have a significant impact on employment opportunities. Black individuals with cannabis convictions may face barriers to securing jobs, perpetuating economic disparities.
Marijuana Arrests Still Widespread Across the U.S.
The overwhelming majority of marijuana arrests — 89.6% — are for possession only.