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Partnership for a Drug-Wrecked America
- Mike Males, Oct 17, 2013
The Partnership has been an instrumental lobby spending billions of dollars on decades of misdirected, billion-dollar "drug free" ad campaigns that are really designed to protect powerful legal-drug interests and major constituencies. By using emotional images and misinformation to divert attention from real drug issues and prevent sensible solutions, the Partnership has functioned as a key promoter of drug abuse.
Weed More Likely Than Rape or Murder to Get an Undocumented Immigrant Detained
- Oct 9, 2013
The Drug Policy Alliance's Amanda Reiman discusses a recent CJCJ report on Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds and what suspected criminal activities were most likely to result in detainment.
Weed more likely than rape to get immigrant detained, report charges
- Sep 27, 2013
A new report suggests that a suspected undocumented immigrant convicted of possessing pot may be more likely to face immigration detention than one who’s been convicted of rape.
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