Candace Newell’s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Could Impact Louisiana Incarceration & Industry

April 9, 2021

Representative Candace Newell filed legislation HB 243 to decriminalize marijuana possession and distribution in Louisiana. Newell felt motivated to write this bill, “Because I have seen the disparities in how people are treated in this state. Black and brown communities are treated far more harshly than others.”  Newell emphasized that the legislation would have a […]

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