Cannabis for all, y'all!
Legalize Appalachia is a North Carolina non-profit and Appalachian grassroots movement working to equitably legalize cannabis in the prohibition South while supporting communities, individuals and families with cash aid, free therapy, mental health resources, cannabis education and advocacy.
Cannabis for all Y'all, ZINE
Consider Cannabis for All, Y’all: A Guide for the Prohibition South a introduction to building an equitable cannabis future in the South. The pages of this zine are filled with information and resources to bring awareness and advocacy to an overlooked region of our country that continues to be impacted by the harms of prohibition.
Limited release risograph zine with poster insert. Printed on recycled pulp fiber paper blended with hemp. 100% of the proceeds will fund the Prohibition Hurts Cash Aid and Free Therapy pilot programs.
47 million- Southerners living under the weight of cannabis prohibition in the Central and Southern Appalachian states of AL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN and WV.₁ [SOURCE]
669k- People arrested for cannabis possession and sales from 2015-2020 in the Appalachian states of AL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA and WV.₂ [SOURCE]
3.64x- Average rate at which Black people in the US are more likely to be arrested for cannabis possession than white people, despite comparable usage rates. In Kentucky and West Virginia, that number is 9.36 and 7.31 respectively, placing two of the top five worst states for racial disparities among marijuana arrests firmly in Appalachia.₃ [SOURCE]
$2,000-$20,000- Average cost to defend a cannabis arrest. This is just attorney fees needed to get a pre-trial deal and doesn’t include trial costs, court fines, travel expenses, loss of work, childcare, mental health / therapy, or future fiscal, housing and employment impacts.₄ [SOURCE]
Legalize Appalachia | A US 501(c)(3) public charity | EIN #86-3707027
315 Haywood Road #113, Asheville, NC 28806