Tag: War On Drugs

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Oct2011
By Sam Sabzehzar  |  October 26, 2011 Anna T. Boyce, one of the Co-authors of California's Compassionate Use Act, is urging President Obama to do what he does best and sit down to discuss the escalating overreach by Federal authorities on medical marijuana in their war on drugs. In what has become ... Read More
October 26, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
By Stephen Downing  |  Retired LAPD Deputy Chief https://youtu.be/_d7kukaGIrI The War on Drugs is about a lot of things, but only rarely is it really about drugs.  Most of it is about money and power. I am a retired deputy chief of police from the Los Angeles Police Department and a member of ... Read More
October 21, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
By Stephen Downing  |  Deputy Chief, LAPD (ret.) The federal government has put up another $72 million in "war-on-drugs-grants" to redirect your police resources once again from true public safety duties in order to extend their failed war on drugs; this time with a savage assault on California's 15 year old medical marijuana ... Read More
October 20, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
By Robert Raich  |  Published on RobertRaich.com The federal government’s recent attacks on medical cannabis providers are a disgraceful waste of precious resources. Barack Obama himself said as a presidential candidate that “I’m not going to be using Justice Department resources to try and circumvent state laws on this issue.” His Administration, however, ... Read More
October 19, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
By Diane Goldstein  |  Retired Lieutenant, Redondo Beach PD The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently released their report titled “Law Enforcement Priorities for 2011 and Beyond” based on survey results from 731 law enforcement leaders. The report offered twelve strategies that would facilitate the collaboration of researcher and practioner ... Read More
October 19, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
In response to the Obama administration's recent escalation of federal raids against California's medical marijuana dispensaries, a group of retired police officers and judges will hold a press conference in Orange County this Tuesday. The press conference will be at the Plaza of the Flags, behind the Santa Ana Courthouse at ... Read More
October 17, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011

Addicted to the Drug War

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Media is the latest target in the DOJ's crackdown on California's medical cannabis community. Is the government's addiction to their War on Drugs creating an out-of-control spending machine fighting a losing war? By Sam Sabzehzar  |  October 13, 2011 Advertisements are supposed to help informed a consumer of their options so that ... Read More
October 17, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Oct2011
New federal effort against medical marijuana dispensaries will fail as have all other efforts at prohibition. By Jim Gray  |  Retired Orange County Superior Court judge, author of book, “Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed” The four U.S. attorneys in California announced last week yet another federal marijuana program, with this one ... Read More
October 15, 2011Sam Sabzehzar

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Sep2011
By Sam Sabzehzar  |  September 26, 2011 Charles Shaw's Exile Nation Project: An Oral History of the War on Drugs & The American Criminal Justice System, dives deep through the threshold of the defense for the drug war as it surpasses any argument for continuing a failed policy that has sadly ... Read More
September 26, 2011Sam Sabzehzar