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The Olympics are stuck in the 1980s on marijuana

Posted on AllSides July 7th, 2021
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What would have happened if Sha’Carri Richardson were suspended from the Olympics for marijuana use in the 1980s?

In the era of Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” mantra, as the country barreled further into its war on drugs, much of the public likely would have backed the move to block the sprinter from competing after a failed drug test. Politicians on the right and left, many of whom worked together to enact punitive anti-drug laws, would have said the suspension sends the right message to the public about the dangers...

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