Al Jazeera: California adopts 'fair sentencing' drug law

September 30, 2014

California has enacted legislation that will eliminate sentencing disparities between crack and cocaine possession convictions, a disparity that critics contended placed a disproportionate burden on minorities and amounted to racial discrimination in the state’s prison system.

Source: http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/9/29/california-drug-sentencing.html