WPIX on proposal to tax and regulate marijuana

VOCAL-NY leader Shapriece Townsend was interviewed by WPIX on August 14th about NYC Comptroller John Liu’s proposal to tax and regulate marijuana, using the revenue to fund higher education through CUNY and tackling the racial disparities in current marijuana enforcement.

Shapriece describes an incident where police illegally searched him following a stop and frisk encounter, which led to a three-day stay in jail and the loss of his job.

Watch the video below!

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