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Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream published their take on marijuana legalization and decriminalization Saturday, calling for policy overhaul and criminal justice reform.

In a website post, “Let’s Be Blunt About Justice,” the ice cream company highlighted racial disparities in drug arrests. While black people and white people use cannabis at similar rates, black people are arrested at disproportionately higher rates.

The article goes on to state the following:

Many states have passed laws making medical and recreational use of marijuana legal, and many recreational users celebrate the drug during the 4/20 holiday, sending the hashtag #Happy420 trending Saturday on Twitter. But the company detailed how of 8 million cannabis-related arrests between 2001 and 2010, a black person was almost four times as likely to be arrested for possession than a white person, as reported by the ACLU.

The company called on Congress to expunge convictions and provide pardons to anyone arrested for possessions. Cities including Seattle and San Francisco have already enacted this policy.

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