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Maple Ridge-Mission candidates: What you need to know - BCLocalNews

Tue, Apr 25, 2017 - 1:24 pm

Maple Ridge-Mission candidates: What you need to know
BCLocalNews
Maple Ridge-Mission has been a hard-fought-over riding over the last two elections, and the B.C. election this May 9 promises the same drama. That's evident in the presence of leader NDP John Horgan, who's visited the riding three times so far, to ...

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Maple Ridge-Mission candidates: What you need to know - Mission City Record

Mon, Apr 24, 2017 - 7:52 pm

Mission City Record

Maple Ridge-Mission candidates: What you need to know
Mission City Record
Direct RCMP to use discretion and refrain from enforcing federal drug laws and, instead, focus on real crimes. Police can tremendously cut gangsters' money, power, and influence. This is something which Law Enforcement Against Prohibition has been ...

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Candidates hitting the campaign trail hard in Maple Ridge-Mission - BCLocalNews

Sun, Apr 23, 2017 - 7:26 pm

Candidates hitting the campaign trail hard in Maple Ridge-Mission
BCLocalNews
Maple Ridge-Mission has been a hard-fought-over riding over the last two elections, and the B.C. election this May 9 promises the same drama. That's evident in the presence of leader NDP John Horgan, who's visited the riding three times so far, to ...

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Candidates hitting the campaign trail hard in Maple Ridge-Mission - Maple Ridge News

Fri, Apr 21, 2017 - 7:22 pm

Maple Ridge News

Candidates hitting the campaign trail hard in Maple Ridge-Mission
Maple Ridge News
Direct RCMP to use discretion and refrain from enforcing federal drug laws and, instead, focus on real crimes. Police can tremendously cut gangsters' money, power, and influence. This is something which Law Enforcement Against Prohibition has been ...

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Despite decriminalization, Chicago's grass gap persists - Chicago Reader

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 - 6:25 pm

Chicago Reader

Despite decriminalization, Chicago's grass gap persists
Chicago Reader
But Jim Gierach, a longtime anti-drug-prohibition advocate and former board member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, says the country's war on drugs also provides economic incentives to lock people up on possession charges. Police officers reap ...

Why I Was Wrong About The Psychoactive Substances Act - VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Tue, Apr 18, 2017 - 6:49 am

VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Why I Was Wrong About The Psychoactive Substances Act
VolteFace Magazine (blog)
I sincerely hope that I'm wrong once again. Deej Sullivan is a journalist and campaigner. He regularly writes on drug policy for politics.co.uk, London Real, and many others, and is the Policy & Communications officer at Law Enforcement Against ...

4/20/2017 - VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Thu, Apr 13, 2017 - 8:37 am

VolteFace Magazine (blog)

4/20/2017
VolteFace Magazine (blog)
April 20th is a special date in any cannabis consumer's diary. For reasons that, though debated, are believed to revolve around a group of students from San Rafael known as 'The Waldos,' who would spark up religiously at 16:20 back in the '70s, the ...

Two Illinois lawmakers want to legalize pot for tax revenue - Fox 32 Chicago

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 - 10:05 pm

Fox 32 Chicago

Two Illinois lawmakers want to legalize pot for tax revenue
Fox 32 Chicago
... cannabis and possibly reduce street level violence. “If you take that profit margin away from street gangs and drug cartels, and put it into a controlled, regulated business, everybody would benefit,” said Brian Gaughan of Law Enforcement Against ...
Lawmakers promote legislation to legalize recreational marijuanaIllinois News Network
Illinois lawmakers push to legalize recreational marijuanaWGN-TV

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Lawmakers promote legislation to legalize recreational marijuana - Illinois News Network

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 - 9:26 pm

Illinois News Network

Lawmakers promote legislation to legalize recreational marijuana
Illinois News Network
Two Democrat lawmakers from Chicago gathered supporters to promote the benefits of legalizing recreational marijuana. State Sen. Heather Steans and Rep. Kelly Cassidy touted their legalization bills at a Chicago press conference, saying a majority of ...
Illinois lawmakers push to legalize recreational marijuanaWGN-TV

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Illinois lawmakers push to legalize recreational marijuana - WGN-TV

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 - 2:10 pm

WGN-TV

Illinois lawmakers push to legalize recreational marijuana
WGN-TV
Joining the lawmakers were representatives of Clergy for a New Drug Policy, the Marijuana Policy Project and Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. The ACLU, NORML and other legal, medical and community groups are also part of the coalition. Please wait ...

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Bo Shaffer: Setting the record straight on cannabis - Longmont Times-Call

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Bo Shaffer: Setting the record straight on cannabis
Longmont Times-Call
L.E.A.P. (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition), a national group of active and retired law enforcement officers, know that it is more dangerous to arrest a drunk than it is to arrest someone "high" on cannabis, and think their time could be better ...

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Marijuana Legalization Hearing in Rhode Island - Weed News

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 - 7:24 am

Marijuana Legalization Hearing in Rhode Island
Weed News
... Island NAACP, Rhode Island ACLU, Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Rhode Island Working Families, Rhode Island Sierra Club, Rhode Island Young Democrats, Clergy for a New Drug Policy, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, ...

People are calling for the legalisation of drugs. But it won't be enough [OPINION] - The Canary

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 - 9:34 am

The Canary

People are calling for the legalisation of drugs. But it won't be enough [OPINION]
The Canary
The campaign for the legalisation of recreational drugs is gathering pace. Groups like Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP UK) and Anyone's Child are asking for sensible debate around reforming drug laws. And The Canary has previously looked at ...

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People are calling for the legalisation of drugs. But it won't be enough [OPINION] - The Canary

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 - 9:34 am

People are calling for the legalisation of drugs. But it won't be enough [OPINION]
The Canary
The campaign for the legalisation of recreational drugs is gathering pace. Groups like Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP UK) and Anyone's Child are asking for sensible debate around reforming drug laws. And The Canary has previously looked at ...

Pot-Holes and Promises on Canada's Road to Regulation - VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Wed, Apr 5, 2017 - 6:31 am

VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Pot-Holes and Promises on Canada's Road to Regulation
VolteFace Magazine (blog)
After that, who knows. The future is unwritten. Deej Sullivan is a journalist and campaigner. He regularly writes on drug policy for politics.co.uk, London Real, and many others, and is the Policy & Communications officer at Law Enforcement Against ...

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Pot-Holes and Promises on Canada's Road to Legalisation - VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Tue, Apr 4, 2017 - 9:32 am

Pot-Holes and Promises on Canada's Road to Legalisation
VolteFace Magazine (blog)
After that, who knows. The future is unwritten. Deej Sullivan is a journalist and campaigner. He regularly writes on drug policy for politics.co.uk, London Real, and many others, and is the Policy & Communications officer at Law Enforcement Against ...

Cop group changes name, broadens mission - The Leaf Online

Mon, Apr 3, 2017 - 8:39 pm

The Leaf Online

Cop group changes name, broadens mission
The Leaf Online
Earlier this year, the organization famously known as Law Enforcement Against Prohibition announced its evolution into the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, a group of law enforcement professionals who support criminal justice reform to improve ...

Tax Attacks - VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Mon, Apr 3, 2017 - 8:35 am

VolteFace Magazine (blog)

Tax Attacks
VolteFace Magazine (blog)
Ask most people what the current single greatest threat to the blossoming US marijuana market is, and you're likely to hear one of two names in reply: Donald Trump or Jeff Sessions. Despite Trump's insistence that he is 100% behind medical marijuana ...

Legal Marijuana: The Sky is (Probably) Not Falling - The Daily Chronic

Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 1:45 pm

Legal Marijuana: The Sky is (Probably) Not Falling
The Daily Chronic
Barrels of ink have been spilled over the prospect that the Trump administration could attempt to turn back the clock when it comes to legal marijuana, but for all the wailing and gnashing of teeth out there, marijuana industry insiders, advocates, and ...

The truth about drugs - Hi-Desert Star

Wed, Mar 29, 2017 - 4:32 pm

The truth about drugs
Hi-Desert Star
He later became Seattle Police Chief from 1994-2000, and now he works as an advisory board member for LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) and NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws). His short video is a must to watch, ...

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