DPA Podcast Episode 06: Dr. Malik Burnett On Marijuana Legalization As A Racial Justice Issue And Physicians For Legalization

Dr. Malik Burnett is a general surgeon and former DPA staff member who successfully led our campaign to pass Initiative 71, which legalized marijuana for adults in Washington, D.C. in 2014. Dr. Burnett is a physician advocate and a board member of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation. Currently a resident physician in the Johns Hopkins General Preventive Medicine program, Dr. Burnett analyzes the public health implications of current drug policy. Burnett, an Atlanta native, joined us to talk about marijuana legalization through a racial justice lens, and what every aspiring cannabis industry entrepreneur should know.

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