Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

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4:16 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

UN weighs in as Feds urged to support new marijuana laws

The group, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), delivered a letter to the Justice Department this morning calling for the support of new marijuana laws.
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The United Nations drug watchdog agency wants U.S. officials to challenge new marijuana legalization laws in Washington and Colorado. U.N. Narcotics Control Board head Raymond Yans says the approvals send "a wrong message to the rest of the nation and abroad."

At the same time, a group of retired cops, judges and prosecutors is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to support the new laws making it legal for adults 21 and over to possess small amounts of marijuana.

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