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Kansas Republican lawmaker says black people can’t handle marijuana because of ‘their genetics’

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Kansas Republican state congressman Steve Alford stood in front of an all-white crowd and parroted racist false propaganda created by Harry Anslinger, the founding commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, who created marijuana prohibition laws in the 1930’s based on his stated belief that, “Reefer makes darkies think they’re as good as white men.”

Kansas Republican lawmaker says black people can’t handle marijuana because of ‘their genetics’

A Kansas state Republican lawmaker resurrected a Jim Crow myth that African Americans are genetically predisposed to handle marijuana more poorly than other races during a speech over the weekend.

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  1. I’m 62 years old so this isn’t some old guy shit. This is straight up fucking racist shit. This motherfucker is a racist. Absolutely no doubt about it and If I meet him I’d like to meet him with an aluminum baseball bat. Not violent just that’s how we beat the Nazis. No peace and love. Just full force. Remember that. You have pushed snowflakes too fucking far!

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