The Untapped Guarantee of Cannabis Legalization | Akwasi Owusu-Bempah | TEDxToronto

Cannabis legalization is spreading across the globe. In this visionary speak, criminologist Akwasi Owusu-Bempah shares his insights on the individuals who have been most impacted by drug prohibition and explains how the financial rewards of legalization can be utilised to market optimistic social modify. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah is an assistant professor in the Division of Sociology at the University of Toronto, Mississauga. His function focuses on the intersections of race, crime and criminal justice, with a specific interest in the region of policing. Akwasi is now studying a variety of elements of cannabis legalization in Canada. His present projects incorporate a study of Black males’ perceptions of and experiences with the police in Higher Toronto Location. This speak was provided at a TEDx occasion utilizing the TED conference format but independently organized by a nearby neighborhood. Understand a lot more at

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