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Marijuana Possession: Community Activist and Toronto

marijuana possession: DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press file photo Anthony Morgan, a human rights lawyer and community activist, says the federal government should set up an active mechanism to remove charges related to marijuana possession, post-legalization, according to Toronto Star. Jim Rankin / Toronto Star Order this photo Toronto lawyer Daniel Brown says the Toronto police TAVIS unit has criminalized a generation of young black males over marijuana, a substance that is on the verge of being legal. But Toronto police data from 2003-2013 shows very different rates of marijuana possession charges, according to a Star analysis. Jim Rankin / Toronto Star Order this photo Toronto lawyer Annamaria Enenajor says disproportionate criminal convictions for marijuana possession for Black Canadians are a legacy of racism. They've also been more likely to be detained for bail, the data shows. Jim Rankin / Toronto Star By Jim Rankin Feature reporter Sandro Contenta News Staff Reporters Andrew Bailey Data Analyst Thu., July 6, 2017 Black people with no history of criminal convictions have been three times more likely to be arrested by Toronto police for possession of small amounts of marijuana than white people with similar backgrounds, according to a Toronto Star analysis. ( As reported in the news.