SEATTLE – Today, the Children’s Alliance announced its endorsement of Initiative 502, a measure that would decriminalize possession of limited amounts of marijuana by adults 21 and over. I-502 will appear on the November 6 general election ballot.
“Current marijuana enforcement policy is failing children and families,” said Children’s Alliance executive director Paola Maranan. “Decades of study have proven the unequal treatment of communities of color in the criminal justice system, especially in enforcement of marijuana policy, and Washington’s kids pay a terrible price for these persistent racial disparities.”
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