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  • Retired Cop Waves White Flag in War on Drugs

    01/16/2003 7:43:37 AM PST · by MrLeRoy · 347 replies · 290+ views
    The Standard-Times (MA) ^ | 15 Jan 2003 | John Doherty
    After fighting the war on drugs for nearly 30 years, Lt. Jack Cole is ready to admit defeat. The retired New Jersey State Police detective -- who spent 12 years as an undercover narcotics officer -- spearheads a movement to legalize all narcotics as a way of ending the bloody, expensive war. "The war on drugs was, is and always will be a dismal failure," said Mr. Cole yesterday to a meeting of the Fairhaven Rotary Club. Mr. Cole is one of the founders of an international nonprofit group called Law Enforcement Against Prohibition -- LEAP. That group, which includes...
  • Prosecutors are urged to fight against legalizing drugs like marijuana

    01/02/2003 5:17:17 AM PST · by Sparta · 296 replies · 2,706+ views
    Standard Democrat(Mississippi) | 12/29/02 | Scott Welton
    BENTON - Prosecutors around the country are being urged to take a stand against attempts to legalize or decriminalize controlled substances - in particular, marijuana. “Those who support drug legalization are well funded and highly adept at manipulating the media,” reads a Nov. 1 letter to prosecutors from the president of the National District Attorneys Association, Dan M. Alsobrooks. “And they do not mind deceiving the American public as well.” The letter warns of “incremental victories” by those in favor of legalizing drugs and notes the “key role” local prosecutors play in anti-drug efforts. Included with the letter was an...