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15 States and the District of Columbia arrested for marijuana

It’s estimated that over 17 million people have been arrested for marijuana since 1965. That’s more than the combined populations of Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

[Via Regulate Marijuana in Nevada]

Disconnect

President Bush today, speaking to the NAACP:

We want to help the addicted. We want to help the homeless. We want to help those who are trying to re-enter society after having been incarcerated. That’s what we want to do. We want to help lives be improved.

Saying it doesn’t make it so.

Who Would Jesus Incarcerate?

Comedian John Fugelsang, host of ACLU Freedom Files: Drug Wars, writing over at Daily Kos

Because what I learned from the bible as a child was that Jesus was a radical nonviolent revolutionary; a man who hung around with lepers, hookers and crooks; who never spoke English and wasn’t an American citizen; was anti-death penalty, […]

LEAP event in Los Angeles next Thursday

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Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), an organization of current and former members of law enforcement who believe the war on drugs has failed, will hold an event, “Law Enforcement Indicts the War of Drugs” on Thursday, July 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Drug Policy Alliance’s Los Angeles office, 610 Ardmore Ave. At the […]