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Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Will Protect Medical Marijuana Patients

Sam Sabzehzar 2012-01-19 0 comments

Stephen Downing calls for Chiefs of Police throughout the state to "Opt Out" of the CSA as it relates to marijuana, and return the bribe money sent for the drug war.

During an upcoming event for Regulate Marijuana Like Wine at the home of Libertarian Congressional Candidate for California’s Steve Collett, many member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) are scheduled to speak, including Jim Gray, Steve Downing, and Diane Goldstein.

Retired Superior Court Judge Jim Gray is one of the proponents of the Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Initiative and was also an outspoken supporter of California’s Prop 19 in 2010.

The retired Judge has been speaking out against the War on Drugs since he held a press conference back in 1992 as a sitting Judge, announcing that the war was an utter failure.

Now Judge Gray is a member of LEAP and has put his weight behind the idea that marijuana should be regulated like wine and is set on helping to see that happen later this year.

The fundraiser to support the Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Initiative of 2012 is scheduled for this Sunday, January 22 for 3pm in Hermosa Beach.

Other LEAP speakers included LAPD Deputy Chief Stephen Downing (ret.), who was also a supporter of Prop 19, and Diane Goldstein, who is a retired Redondo Beach Lieutenant and mother who understands the concerns many mothers have and can speak in a way that only a mother can.

Many have endorsed the initiative, including Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson, CA Assemblymembers Tom Ammiano and Chris Norby, and The Human Solution‘s Joe Grumbine (who’s charges would be dropped should the initiative pass).

This event is co-sponsored by the California Republican Liberty Caucus.

For more information, or to RSVP to the Event, please email