Generally, one of the biggest opponents of marijuana legalization in California is the law enforcement profession — but that’s not without at least one big exception.
Neill Franklin has come a long way since his years as an undercover narc for the Maryland State Police then head of training for the Baltimore City Police Department.
It's not just hippies who want to legalize pot. Last night on The Rachel Maddow Show, former Baltimore cop and 32-year law enforcement veteran Neill Franklin spoke to Maddow about drug policy, but rather than defend the drug war, he said it is time for President Barack Obama to lead in drug policy reform.
For the NYPD's stats to add up, they'd have to have stopped every young, black man living in the city once--and then some.
Cannabis education center to stay open with Dale Sky Jones replacing its founder
Law enforcers say ending prohibition will improve public safety
Laundering money for cartels: Good! Arguing for legalization: A fireable offense
For Oakland residents who want marijuana policies that protect public safety and secure access for medical marijuana patients, it is the best of times and the worst of times. It just depends on which Oakland you live in.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition tries to get Gil Kerlkowske to read their report on the failed War on Drugs
When state Sen. Karen Tallian first floated the idea of introducing a bill to look at legalizing marijuana, her Statehouse colleagues warned the Portage Democrat that it could kill her chances for re-election.