The White House addressed young people on Thursday via a fact sheet that addresses a laundry list of issues facing the fastest-growing demographic in the country – from student debt and gun violence to environmental concerns to the consistently failed approach to cannabis reform. 

Echoing President Biden’s as yet unfulfilled campaign and midterm promises, the section addressing the “failed approach to marijuana” addresses a far shorter laundry list of changes.

The introduction to the “Addressing a Failed Approach to Marijuana” section of the fact sheet states that “The criminalization of marijuana possession has upended too many lives—for conduct that is now legal in many states. While white, Black and brown people use marijuana at similar rates, Black and brown people are more likely to be in jail for it.”

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