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Native American teen targeted by the federal government over just one gram of weed – could face a year in prison

by IMN Staff Writer in News 1

By: Mary Wilder For many years now, we’ve known that the federal government and local police officers alike have been targeting minorities for frivolous possession charges. It’s not much of a conspiracy anymore, as it has been virtually proven as being the unfortunate reality for many people. This has been made further evident in Oregon, where Devontre Thomas, a Native American teenager, could potentially be sent to prison for up to one year for possessing one gram of marijuana. For those of you who are not well-versed in cannabis culture, one gram of marijuana is a minuscule amount. Yet Thomas is still facing serious charges for his “crime” — and that term should be used as loosely as possible. It’s only [...]

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