While governments seize larger amounts of drugs, prices are down, purity is up, and supply is ever increasing. The substantial failure of the War of Drugs comes as a surprised only to those who haven’t been paying attention.
According to the newly released 2012 FBI crime statistics, we as a nation are dedicating a bulk of our law enforcement resources to arresting people for simple possession of drugs, with most of the arrests being marijuana related.
Drug prohibition has brought about some very nasty results and has caused a lot of misery and death. This particular case is chilling though, as a man’s sister was buried alive by rival dealers. Neil Nick Rene, 37, of Duncanville, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his involvement
Judge Jim Gray, a retired California Superior Court judge, was recently in Texas to speak on the topic of drug prohibition at the Texas Regional NORML Conference. Bringing to bear his vast experience on the subject, he delved into the topic and hit on many points which concern people. Asked
By: Stephen Carter An activist group in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area brought to fruition a major conference this past weekend, touching on a topic which is in dire need of discussion in the Lone Star State, cannabis and all of the political, social and economic issues which surround it. More