Capitol Public Radio: Assembly Backs Bill To Equalize Penalties For Crack, Powder Cocaine

August 15, 2014

The sentence for selling crack cocaine in California is tougher than the sentence for selling powder cocaine – even though the drug is the same. On Thursday, the state Assembly approved a bill that would reduce the penalty for crack to the same length as powder.

Source: http://www.capradio.org/articles/2014/08/14/assembly-backs-bill-to-equalize-penalties-for-crack,-powder-cocaine/