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Niambe McIntosh Discusses the Failed War on Drugs

The Name "Tosh" is synonymous with Reggae music because Peter Tosh was one of the founding members of The Wallers who played with Bob Marley. It was in the 60's and 70's that Reggae music started to become popular with the anti-war and protest era of the USA. Now his daughter Naimbe is carrying on the Rastafarian tradition while raising awareness about the injustices of the failed war on drugs by incarcerating thousands of people for simple possession crimes. That includes Naimbe's late brother Jawara who died of injuries suffered in a New Jersey prison where he was assaulted by fellow inmates. Justice for Jawara now drives Naimbe, a former school teacher in the Boston schools. Naimbe McIntosh joins In The Weeds with Jimmy Young on Pro Cannabis Media.

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February 2, 2022