I’d heard it was coming, but that doesn’t make it any better. President Obama officially announced his intent to nominate Michele M. Leonhart, Administrator of Drug Enforcement, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice.
We had talked about how maybe, just maybe, the DEA might change a little bit after they got the hold-outs from the last administration out of there. Now he’s making her permanent. To recap, here’s the story I wrote about her years ago. The only silver lining is that the rank and file DEA agents can’t stand her.
Fascinating article by Bruce Mirken at Alternet on the potentials and the need for human research regarding cannabis and curing cancer. Ignore the misleading title of the article.
I’d like to see some proof of these stats…
He also said the percentage of marijuana-related domestic violence and property crimes in Clark County are higher than those that were alcohol related.
Schwartz said, “Gammick feels that marijuana users are less responsible than alcohol users.”
Remember Change.org? They’ve got another voting thing for putting legalizing marijuana into the top categories.