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Law Enforcement Group with Thousands of Members Endorses California’s Cannabis Legalization Initiative

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) has officially endorsed California’s Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. LEAP is a group of thousands of current and former law enforcement officials including police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals. “This initiative is the best chance California has to end a failed war on marijuana,” says …

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TheJointBlog.com’s Weekly Cannabis Podcast – September 27th, 2015

Welcome to TheJointBlog.com’s Weekly Cannabis Podcast, airing every Sunday evening! Today’s episode features a look at the top cannabis news stories from the past week, a look at Oregon’s new cannabis law that takes effect on October 1st, and an interview with Carrie Roberts, a speaker for Law Enforcement Against prohibition who previously served as …

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Bipartisan Cannabis Banking Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate

By Darby Beck, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition WASHINGTON, DC – Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Rand Paul (R-KY), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced the Ma lmrijuana Business Access to Banking Act today in a much-needed move to allow legitimate marijuana businesses to conduct legal financial operations. While the move sounds …

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Legalization Would Make It Harder For Teens To Get Cannabis

By Neil Franklin, Executive Director, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition I was a cop in Maryland for 34 years. I’m the last person who wants to see teenagers using marijuana or any other drug. But what I learned in my 34 years is that if you don’t want teens to have access to something, prohibiting that …

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