WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The nation’s leading cannabis and drug policy reform organizations commended Congressional members Thursday on the formation of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.
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Retired Police Officer Leads California Cannabis AP Investment Fund
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Managing Members of AP Investment Fund LLC (“AP” or “the Fund”) announced today the $12.6 million fund’s successful closing.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Endorses (LEAP) FL Medical Marijuana Initiative
MEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a nonprofit group of police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals advocating for marijuana reform, endorses Amendment 2.
Law Enforcement Organization Supports Legalization in Nevada
On Oct. 27, 2016, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a nonprofit organization of criminal justice professionals, endorsed Nevada’s ballot Question 2, a ballot initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) Endorses Question 2, The Initiative to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Nevada
MEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a nonprofit group of police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals, today announced its endorsement of Nevada’s ballot Question 2.
LEAP endorses MA marijuana legalization, Question 4
Oct. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a nonprofit group of police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals advocating for marijuana legalization, announced it has endorsed Question 4, a measure legalizing marijuana.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) Throws Support Behind Maine Marijuana Legalization, Ballot Question 1
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), a nonprofit organization of police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals advocating for marijuana legalization, endorses the measure as a means of refocusing the justice system on more serious matters and improving the relationship between communities and police.
DOJ Suspends Asset Forfeiture Equitable Sharing
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Justice released a memorandum addressed to local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies Monday to announce that the equitable sharing program for asset forfeiture funds has been temporarily suspended due to financial considerations.
ResponsibleOhio Releases First Statewide Ad
ResponsibleOhio’s new ad does not show marijuana and it makes very few references to the plant. Instead, the ad attacks the failed war on marijuana and uses Retired Cincinnati Police Capt. Howard Rahtz to make its case.
New Jersey Starts Push for Recreational Marijuana
In New Jersey, the advocacy group United New Jersey for Marijuana Reform (NJUMR) made its presence known to the world this week as it held a press conference in Newark to call for the legalization of recreational marijuana.
Presenting the 2015 MJINews Power Organizations
The best advocacy organizations are able to take a belief and turn it into a movement. The 2015 MJINews Power Organizations are the organizations at the forefront of legalization, with some supporting legalization and others not.
Law Enforcement Ditching War on Drugs
On June 17, 1971, President Richard Nixon stood before the American people and declared, “Narcotics addiction is a problem which afflicts both the body and the soul of America” and that action must be taken to stem the tide of the narcotic scourge sweeping the nation. Thus began the War on Drugs.