CLEVELAND -Citing reasons both political and personal, former Cleveland City Council President George Forbes endorsed Issue 3 on Friday– the measure that would legalize recreational and medical marijuana, if voters approve it in November.
Forbes’ political motivation stems from his belief that marijuana laws are unfairly applied against minorities.
“In the city of Cleveland,” Forbes said, “out of every 10 people who are arrested for marijuana, eight of them are black.”
His personal reason is his decades-long battle with osteoporosis– a painful bone disease.
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