LA Times: Lawmakers seek to reduce crack cocaine sentences to those of powder

August 22, 2014

The state Senate gave final legislative approval Thursday to a bill that would reduce the penalties for the sale of crack cocaine to the same levels for powdered cocaine, addressing concern that the sentencing disparity harms minority communities.

Source: http://www.latimes.com/local/political/la-me-pc-lawmakers-seek-to-reduce-crack-cocaine-sentences-to-those-of-powder-20140821-story.html