Legal weed in Delaware? Pressure is on following New Jersey passage

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in Featured, War on Drugs | 0 comments

Here we go again! Eventually, ALL states will fully legalize pot, BECAUSE IT MAKES SENSE! I have spoken with some of our legislators on legalizing Pot, and, WOW, some of them just don’t get it. Excerpts from the Article: Supporters of legal weed hope that New Jersey voters’ overwhelming approval to legalize marijuana will be the final push needed for Delaware lawmakers to do the same, especially if residents end up driving across...

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$665,000 to stop gun violence, help ex-prisoners in Buncombe; Groups may apply for grants

Posted by on Nov 8, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality, Prison Abuse, War on Drugs |

Our friend, Lynn, sent me this article. If  we really want to reduce crime, WE MUST DO MORE OF THESE PROGRAMS! Excerpts from the Article: County leaders will use nearly $665,000 in grant money to reduce gun violence and help ex-prisoners reintegrate. The grants were reviewed and approved Nov. 5 by the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. They were spurred in part by a 2018 Safety and Justice Challenge study paid for by the John D. and...

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Maryland Court of Appeals: Odor of Marijuana Alone Doesn’t Provide Probable Cause to Arrest and Search Person

Posted by on Nov 6, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

The Court notes the difference between a vehicle search and the search of a person. Also, the odor of pot alone is not probable cause for a search in the 33 states that have legalized pot.   Excerpts from the Article: The Court of Appeals of Maryland held that the odor of marijuana emanating from a person alone does not provide police with probable cause to support an arrest and warrantless search incident to the arrest. Rasherd Lewis was...

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Oregon Decriminalizes Small Amounts of Heroin and Cocaine, and New Jersey and Arizona Legalize Marijuana

Posted by on Nov 4, 2020 in Featured, War on Drugs |

Slowly but surely those in power are seeing the waste, the harm, and the futility of our War on Drugs! 🙂 Drug addicts need treatment, not prison. Excerpts from the Article: The march to decriminalize drugs moved further across the nation on Tuesday despite continued federal prohibition. Oregon became the first state to decriminalize small amounts of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and other drugs. And in New Jersey and Arizona voters...

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Historic Pennsylvania Law To Seal Millions Of Criminal Charges Automatically

Posted by on Nov 1, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

ALL states should do this. It just makes sense!     Forty million — that’s the number of criminal charges in Pennsylvania that will be eligible for automatic record sealing starting Friday under the state’s Clean Slate law. While law enforcement will still be able to pull up arrests and convictions, the public — including landlords and most employers — will not. They’ll be hidden as if they never happened. The law...

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Judge Rejects Trump Appointee’s Attempt To Keep Band Member Jailed Over Photo Shoot – Some Prosecutors are IDIOTS! – KRA

Posted by on Nov 1, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs |

I’ll be sure to email this article to the prosecutor involved tomorrow – personally! I’ll tell him he’s an asshole and a disgrace to his office. I was a prosecutor for 5 years; the job is to be FAIR.  I cannot believe this one is so stupid!     A federal judge in Tennessee on Friday rejected a federal prosecutor’s attempt to keep a bassist locked up in jail for months over a photo shoot for his anarcho-punk...

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