I found this article from the ACLU to be extremely helpful as a copy and paste resource for discussions you may have out there in the world. Especially when it comes to the detrimental after effects of cannabis criminalization on families.
Often when we as advocates mention race or gender, we need to be prepared with short but informative information and evidence based opinion.
Advocates won't change people's mindsets every day. We plant seeds that sprout over time instead!