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Originally posted by miracleretiree
Well, i seen julio. get life in prison for the countless people he ruined selling meth to. +1 for the drug war.
Are you trying to say it's pointless to try and stop the law breakers of society? Are you after a lawlesss society,the works on thug hiearchy?
Originally posted by YourMomLied
reply to post by alaskan
So what’s next? What do we as thoughtful & concerned citizens do ??? How do we do our part to end this miserable failed policy that has become a cancer in our very communities? Do we keep talking about it over & over? Or is there a next step ???
February 11, 2011
More people were arrested last year in New York City on charges of marijuana possession than during the entire 19-year period from 1978 to 1996, according to an analysis released this morning by the Drug Policy Alliance.
Last year, the sixth year in a row that marijuana possession arrests increased, 50,383 people were arrested, according to a report recently released by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and obtained by the policy alliance, which advocates for reform of drug laws.
The figure adds up to 140 arrests a day, making marijuana possession the leading reason for arrest in the city, and represents an 8 percent increase over 2009 and a 69 percent increase since 2005, the alliance reported in a statement issued Thursday.
From 1978 to 1996, there were 49,326 marijuana possession arrests...
...The increased enforcement, the policy alliance says, is due not to increasing consumption, but to harsher enforcement.
“Over the last 20 years, N.Y.P.D. has quietly made arrests for marijuana their top enforcement priority, without public acknowledgment or debate,” the group said.
There have been about 350,000 arrests for marijuana possession since Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg took office in 2002, the policy alliance said.
Seventy percent of those arrested are younger than 30...
Originally posted by Quasar_La-Zar
Why does no one target their anger at the people that are pulling the strings behind the government that makes this illegal? I mean we could replace the entire staff of the government and it could still be corrupt if we have the same banksters influencing them.
Prohibition of clearly positive substances=tyranny