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Montana Special Election: Rob Quist's Marijuana Use is NORML - The Daily Chronic

Sat, May 20, 2017 - 11:51 am

The Daily Chronic

Montana Special Election: Rob Quist's Marijuana Use is NORML
The Daily Chronic
One of the latest developments in the Montana Congressional special election is the news that Democratic candidate Rob Quist had previously consumed marijuana during the course of his life. Certain media outlets in the state have attempted to make a ...

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Ex-Cop Who Went Undercover As Drug User: 'Policing Drugs Is Completely Futile' - TheFix.com

Thu, May 18, 2017 - 5:58 pm

TheFix.com

Ex-Cop Who Went Undercover As Drug User: 'Policing Drugs Is Completely Futile'
TheFix.com
Now, Woods is the chairman of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition UK (LEAP UK), a coalition of current and former law enforcement and criminal justice professionals who believe the War on Drugs is a failure. The organization originated in the United ...

Minority cannabis business owners to help people clear marijuana records - Seattle Globalist

Wed, May 17, 2017 - 2:37 pm

Seattle Globalist

Minority cannabis business owners to help people clear marijuana records
Seattle Globalist
The group has worked with the ACLU, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and National Cannabis Industry Association, Drug Policy Alliance in order to begin addressing the issues communities of color have with marijuana. The association also offers ...

State looking more at reaping maximum dollars to help close deficit - CapeGazette.com

Tue, May 16, 2017 - 9:13 am

CapeGazette.com

State looking more at reaping maximum dollars to help close deficit
CapeGazette.com
Agreeing in concept, the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition submits that, "we believe that drug prohibition is the true cause of much of the social and personal damage that has been attributed to drug use. It is prohibition that makes these ...

Paradigm Shift: Police Chief Quits Job After 16 Years to Grow Pot - AlterNet

Mon, May 15, 2017 - 2:48 pm

AlterNet

Paradigm Shift: Police Chief Quits Job After 16 Years to Grow Pot
AlterNet
One of the leading groups of law enforcers working to end the drug war is LEAP or Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. According to their official website, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is an international 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization of ...

Has Obama Challenged the "War On Drugs" Assumptions? - The Real News Network

Thu, May 11, 2017 - 11:30 pm

The Real News Network

Has Obama Challenged the "War On Drugs" Assumptions?
The Real News Network
Over the course of his career within the DEA he participated in dozens of federal drug investigations during tours of duty in Florida and Pennsylvania. He's currently a member of the organization LEAP, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. And Kevin Sabet.

Would Loretta Lynch Support Ineffective Federal Drug Policy? - The Real News Network

Thu, May 11, 2017 - 11:30 pm

The Real News Network

Would Loretta Lynch Support Ineffective Federal Drug Policy?
The Real News Network
ELLIOTT: Joining us to weigh in on this subject is Law Enforcement Against Prohibition executive director Neill Franklin. He's a 33-year police veteran who's led multijurisdictional and antinarcotics task force for the Maryland State Police and ran ...

As City Violence Spikes Nationwide, Major Police Chiefs Defend Drug War - The Real News Network

Thu, May 11, 2017 - 11:30 pm

The Real News Network

As City Violence Spikes Nationwide, Major Police Chiefs Defend Drug War
The Real News Network
Jaisal Noor is a producer for The Real News Network. His stories have appeared on Democracy Now!, Free Speech Radio News and other independent news outlets. Jaisal was raised in the Baltimore-area, and has a degree in history from the University of ...

Baltimore homicide detectives to begin investigating drug overdoses - Police News

Thu, May 4, 2017 - 5:00 am

Baltimore homicide detectives to begin investigating drug overdoses
Police News
Neill Franklin, executive director of the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, said the new initiative was "unwise" and destined to fail. "It's going to create more problems, as it relates to dealing with this issue of getting people into ...

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Baltimore homicide detectives to begin investigating drug overdoses - Washington Post

Tue, May 2, 2017 - 9:40 pm

Washington Post

Baltimore homicide detectives to begin investigating drug overdoses
Washington Post
BALTIMORE — For the first time, Baltimore police have begun investigating overdoses in an effort to trace drugs back to dealers, joining a wave of Maryland law enforcement agencies showing up at 911 calls previously left to medics. A task force of ...

Gun Violence Aimed at Black Males Triggers Concern - The San Bernardino American News

Tue, May 2, 2017 - 9:11 pm

Gun Violence Aimed at Black Males Triggers Concern
The San Bernardino American News
Franklin worked as a narcotics agent early in his career and is now the executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a nonprofit group of current and former law enforcement members that advocate for reform in existing drug policies in the ...

Baltimore homicide detectives to begin investigating drug overdoses - Baltimore Sun

Tue, May 2, 2017 - 6:32 am

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore homicide detectives to begin investigating drug overdoses
Baltimore Sun
Neill Franklin, executive director of the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, said the new initiative was "unwise" and destined to fail. "It's going to create more problems, as it relates to dealing with this issue of getting people into ...

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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 - 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
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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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 ...

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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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