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WWW.MPP.ORG Libertarians believe that it is not the role of the government to regulate personal choice. WWW.MPP.ORG About the Marijuana Policy Project Someone is arrested for a marijuana offense every 36 seconds. 89% of these are for marijuana possession — not for sale or manufacture. In the US, there are more arrests for marijuana possession each year than for all violent crimes combined. Marijuana prohibition has failed. It’s time for a new approach, and MPP is leading the way. Since our founding in 1995, we’ve been making real progress in reforming US marijuana laws, by: … lobbying for legislation and running ballot initiative campaigns to allow seriously ill patients to use medical marijuana with their doctors recommendations … lobbying for legislation and sponsoring ballot initiatives to replace marijuana prohibition with a sensible system of regulation … garnering widespread media coverage of the need to change marijuana policies … lobbying Congress to reduce the White House drug czars budget for his deceptive ad campaigns … building coalitions of supportive individuals and organizations to advocate on behalf of marijuana policy reform … and much more.
Snipers had no choice in standoff, police say
A police official said Sunday that snipers had no choice but to shoot and kill a 20-year-old man with a history of mental illness who had held his mother hostage at gunpoint in the family’s Pittsburg apartment for almost 30 hours. The suspect pointed the gun… Sniper – Police – Mental health – Health – United States
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Letter to the Editor: Legalized marijuana is the safer choice
Marijuana reform Legalized marijuana is the safer choice Marijuana should not have been illegal in the first place, had it not been for the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937, promoted by the racist prohibitionist Harry Anslinger, who held the views that blacks who used marijuana became “disrespectful” to whites and even “assaulted white women.
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