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EPIC: Cops Around the Country Are Calling for Full Legalization of Drugs

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John Vibes | True Activist

Surprisingly, there are actually a number of police officers in the US who are working to end prohibition because they have recognized that it does not work and that it causes numerous other problems in society, namely crime and gang violence.

One of the leading groups of law enforcers working to end the drug war is LEAP or Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.  According to their official website, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is an international 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization of criminal justice professionals who bear personal witness to the wasteful futility and harms of our current drug policies.




However, there are obviously many police who see financial benefits from the war on drugs, and many more who have refused to look past the propaganda, so this group is incredibly controversial in police departments.

A recent report in Florida showed the divide among many in law enforcement on the issue of marijuana.

“Sixty-thousand people get arrested every year for marijuana possession. That’s a waste of law-enforcement resources,” Ray Strack of LEAP told reporters.

However, Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummel is opposed to the group working in his district.


“No, I don’t want to see that in Florida. We want to be known for our sunshine, our beaches, and Mickey Mouse. We don’t want to be known for marijuana. I’m just kind of surprised that fellow law enforcement are ‘pro’ this,” Prummel said.

Prummel went on to claim that drug users are career criminals and should be in jail anyway.

“I don’t see it as a waste of time because, like I stated before, they’re likely involved in something else, or they’re going to expand into something,” he said.

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  • just me

    Sheriff Bill Prummel YOU SIR ARE A FUCKING MORON YOUR IQ IS THAT OF A BILLYGOATS…….IN NO WAY DO I MEAN TO OFFEND BILLYGOATS

    • Paul Rees

      Just me: the war on drugs is lost. It’s costing all of us billions and billions. Making all of us pay more and more taxes… Think of it this way, strict drug laws haven’t wake ex

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        Dope fiends are going to use reqardslessly of if is legal or not. I say legalize all currently illegal drugs. What cost the dope feind

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          Why not do the same and tax the hell out of the

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          Maybe just weed for right now, and just because all drugs are legal doesnt mean people will start to use it responsibly. Its there for a deterrent, to make sure people who are afraid of the consequence wont get near it.

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