As Maryland is poised to become the next state to decriminalize marijuana, MD Delegate Keiffer Jackson Mitchell and LEAP Executive Director Neill Franklin debate whether it can end the racial disparity in drug-related arrests
Retired state police captain Leigh Maddox says that decriminalization of marijuana is a step in the right direction, but that legalization and regulation are needed in order to seriously reduce drug-related violence and allow police to better serve the public
The small Latin American country of Uruguay has become the only country that allows growing and selling marijuana
The push for reform of marijuana laws sweeps the nation as Gallup poll shows 58% of Americans support legalization.
Neil Franklin: Despite opposition from police and prison guard unions, Attorney General Eric Holder won’t go after Colorado and Washington for legalizing marijuana for recreational use
John Ackerman: Mexico’s government estimates 26,000 people have gone missing since 2007 and as many as 70,000 killed in drug-related violence.
Neill Franklin, a former undercover police officer calls on Eric Holder to uphold Washington and Colorado referendum
Jim Gierach a former Assistant Stateâ€™s Attorney of Cook County, Illinois and Richard Van Wickler superintendent for the Cheshire County, New Hampshire Department of Corrections call for the legalization of drugs
Leigh Maddox and Peter Christ (members of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition): The "War on Drugs" helped create a situation where from gangs, to police to lawyers to jails, there are massive amounts of money to be made in this never-ending "war"
A retired judge and a former MI5 officer discuss Eurpean models that present a more effective approach to drugs other than locking people up
Pt1 of a debate on "What would a saner drug policy look like?" between Sean Dunagan, former DEA Analyst and Kevin Sabet, former Obama Admin. Adviser
Pt2 of a debate on "What would a saner drug policy look like?" between Sean Dunagan, former DEA Analyst and Kevin Sabet, former Obama Admin. Adviser