On June 14, the top leaders of the Catholic Church in New York demanded drug law reform, calling mandatory minimum sentences “ineffective and unduly restrictive.” In a letter to Governor George Pataki and the Legislature, Archbishop John Cardinal O’Connor and the Roman Catholic Bishops of New York criticized the 26-year-old Rockefeller drug laws for mandating prison terms without considering offenders’ personal circumstances. The bishops also advocated more treatment options for nonviolent drug offenders.
The joint was jumping....
Where is Cannabis Legal, Which Countries Have the Harshest Penalties for Smoking Weed and Will it be Legalized in the UK?
Prison time, hard labour and DEATH are among the most severe penalties....
The strong, sweet, distinctive smell was wafting its way across Dupont Circle....