Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Busted for Selling Pounds of Cannabis to FBI Agent

A sheriff’s deputy in Newton County Georgia has been arrested for repeatedly selling pounds of cannabis to an undercover FBI agent. After being arrested, the officer admitted to selling between 10 and 15 pounds of cannabis a week out of his patrol car.newtoncounty

According to a federal report, deputy Darell Mathis bragged to the undercover agent that he didn’t worry about getting caught because he “drives safely and flashes his police credentials to get out of tickets if he is stopped”.

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The “War on Drugs Has Been a Failure”, Says Sheriff of Washington’s Largest County

John Urquhart, Sheriff of the largest county in Washington State, has publicly denounced the drug war, and will speak at an upcoming U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, which is taking place to discuss state and federal cannabis policies. The hearing is designed as a way for the nation to begin forging a better path forward in regards to their cannabis laws.

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“The war on drugs has been a failure”, says King County Sheriff John Urquhart.

In a press release sent out yesterday, Sheriff Urquhart states that; “as a former narcotics detective, I can say with full confidence that the War on Drugs has been a failure”.

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