California’s Proposition 64, which decriminalizes marijuana and reinvests in the communities most impacted by racist drug policies, is arguably one of the most significant criminal justice policy shifts in a generation for Latinos.

Perhaps no other group has been more impacted by the U.S. war on drugs and the prohibition of marijuana than Latinos.

From Colombia to El Salvador, Mexico to Los Angeles, it is impossible to ignore the legacy of death, destruction and destabilization that the drug war has had in Latin America and in U.S. Latino communities.

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