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A police chief on the verge

Via LEAP’s blog is this video from a press conference held by Police Chief George Gascon of San Francisco.

The press conference was about shutting down illegal marijuana grow operations, but someone actually asked him whether legalization might be an answer to some of our problems, and he noted:

Obviously, it’s speculation… we can […]

We’re number one again!

Yes, the United States leads the world once again, and I’m sure when they go up to the podium to accept their award, the first one thanked will be the War on Drugs.

That’s right — the latest worldwide incarceration figures are out.

The United States has the highest prison population rate in the world, […]

Drug Policy Reform Conference

The Drug Policy Reform Conference is coming up November 12-14 in Albuquerque, NM.

I really wish I could attend. Unfortunately, work requires me to be in Baltimore at that time. I really loved the last one in New Orleans — what a great time to connect with other drug policy reform leaders from around the […]