Monthly Archives: January 2014

3 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Escalate the War on Drugs? A Conservative Response
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Recently, architects of the War of Drugs, former DEA Chiefs, four former Drug Czars and assorted heads of anti-drug groups sent an open letter demanding the Obama administration enforce federal marijuana laws in the two states, Colorado and Washington, that have legalized recreational marijuana.  The writers claim that federal law should trump state law and […]

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on An Open Letter To President Obama
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Dear Mr. President As a person who is a strong advocate for legalization, I was encouraged by your recent comments on our marijuana policy. You noted that alcohol is more harmful than marijuana but then said despite your well-reported frequent use of marijuana as a young man, you remain opposed to legalization. Your comments on […]

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Violence and Drug Trafficking
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Three people were killed in the last few weeks in Cincinnati in what were described as “drug-related” incidents.  The murders are tragic examples of the violence inherent in drug prohibition. In the first incident, twenty-four year-old Jessica Revelee was shot in the street at 2:30 in the morning in the Mohawk area, a neighborhood known […]

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Police See Legalization Coming
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PoliceOne.com is a website popular with police officers throughout the country.  It includes news stories on police activity, training tips and a very active discussion area.  Doug Wyllie, the editor of the website, recently published an open letter to PoliceOne readers. It read – Dear PoliceOne Member, For the third time in five years, I’ve […]