Tag: Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

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Dec2015
Medical marijuana's big business lures ex-law enforcers With fewer than 4,000 approved patients, the nascent medical marijuana business in Illinois is off to a slow start. Yet it hasn't kept away a cadre of cannabis entrepreneurs who once relied on guns, badges, tough drug laws and lengthy prison sentences to fight ... Read More
December 28, 2015Daily Dose
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Nov2013
Caravan for Peace continues North America tour to continue dialogue about drug war Mexican poet and peace leader Javier Sicilia arrived in Los Angeles to speak firsthand about the pain and devastation caused by the failed drug war. Sicilia’s three-day visit is part of the bi-national “Voices of the Victims” Tour, traveling to ... Read More
November 9, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
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Apr2013
By Diane Goldstein  |  Published in LadyBud.com A Texas state trooper charged with sexually assaulting two women during a traffic stop was providing them with “customer service,” says Dale Roberts, the executive director of the Columbia Police Officers Association (CPOA) and a professor at the University of Missouri. (The CPOA is ... Read More
April 10, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
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Apr2013
By Leonard Frieling  |  Published in the BDM In the history of the city of Lafayette, Colo., my resignation probably went down as one of the more memorable. I left my position as a municipal court judge in protest of a proposal to increase the penalties for marijuana possession in the city. Some ... Read More
April 7, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
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Apr2013
By Diane Goldstein  |  Published in Ladybud.com In 1983 I was hired as a police officer in the community that I grew up in. If you had asked my friends, they would have said law enforcement was an unlikely professional choice for me, but I understood that it would not just challenge ... Read More
April 3, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
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Feb2013
https://youtu.be/h0uC167bVgQ Dean Becker, host of Drug Truth Network radio shows reports on the drug war from HMSTV in Houston. Becker, a former policeman, is also a speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). Segments on this first of our weekly one hour shows feature segments on the Caravan for Peace, Sen Patrick Leahy, ... Read More
February 9, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
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Dec2012
Three experts explain everything you need to know about the battle to legalize marijuana By Paul Armentano, Neill Franklin, Mason Tvert  |  Published in AlterNet.org PBS recently ran a Need to Know  segment on marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado. The episode featured interviews with three prominent marijuana policy reform activists: Paul Armentano, Deputy ... Read More
December 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
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Dec2012
By Rebecca Leber  |  Published in ThinkProgress.org The nation’s largest private prison corporation appears to be playing a part in drug raids at some Arizona public schools, PRWatch reports. On October 31, Vista Grande High School in Case Grande, Arizona had its first drug raid in the school’s four-year history. Three students were arrested for marijuana ... Read More
December 4, 2012Sam Sabzehzar
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Nov2012
Beyond Bars is part of the national movement to curb mass incarceration. Their mission is to make short videos and use social media to enhance the work of groups across America pursuing a fairer, more cost-effective approach to public safety. By partnering with others to transform Americans’ hearts and minds, we ... Read More
November 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar