Former Police Chief Urges Obama to Join Mexican President Calderon in Debate on Legalizing Marijuana

By: Wednesday August 4, 2010 9:16 am

As Mexico’s government announced the death toll in the four-year-long war with drug cartels totaled more than 28,000, President Felipe Calderon called for a debate on legalizing drugs to fight the cartels. Norm Stamper, a 34-year veteran police officer who was Seattle’s chief of police and is now a speaker with the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), issued the following statement for the Just Say Now campaign to legalize marijuana

 

Interview with Neil Franklin of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

By: Monday May 17, 2010 7:10 pm

On Friday, May 14th, we sat down with Neill Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and a 32-year law enforcement veteran, to discuss President Obama’s drug policy, the CA ballot initiative, and the general state of the war on drugs.

FDL Late Nite: Vote For “Name Our Pot Campaign” Contest

By: Wednesday April 28, 2010 8:17 pm

Round two voting is still open The opposition to the California marijuana legalization measure has a new website, called Public Safety First. It would more appropriately be called the Prison Industrial Complex Profit Protection Racket, because they are the same outfit who organized against California’s Prop 5, the Nonviolent Offender Rehabilitation Act of 2008.  The [...]

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