ICYMI: Here are the headlines making news this week on The Fresh Toast.
Vermont will become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana sales.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) rejected an amendment proposal to support legalizing cannabis at the federal level.
While the unity taskforce pushed Biden farther left on cannabis policy, the former Vice President still doesn't support ending prohibition.
The task force is split on whether to include cannabis reform among its recommendations to Joe Biden for the upcoming election.
Sanders gave a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, discussing several solutions to address police violence in the country.
Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders held a virtual town hall meeting to discuss criminal justice reform, which included a lengthy dialogue about the role cannabis enforcement plays in social inequities.
Biden’s plan additionally calls for ending the sentencing disparity between crack and cocaine convictions, which data has shown creates harsher penalties for people of color.
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