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It’s High Time We Took a Breath from Marijuana Commercialization

Denver Post By BOB TROYER | Guest Commentary September 28, 2018 at 4:51 pm In 2012 we were told Colorado would lead the nation on a grand experiment in commercialized marijuana. Six years later — with two major industry reports just released and the state legislature and Denver City Council about to consider more expansion measures — it’s a...
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Reform the Prisons Without Going Soft on Crime

Proposals to give judges more discretion and cut mandatory minimums endanger public safety. Tom Cotton Aug. 15, 2018 7:02 p.m. ET
The House earlier this year passed a bill to improve conditions in federal prisons and encourage prisoners to participate in...
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CDC: Drug Overdoses Hit New Record

CDC: Drug overdoses hit new record
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More than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Case of Underserved Clemency

Bushman.OpEd.A Case of Undeserved Clemency. NATIONAL NARCOTIC OFFICERS' ASSOCIATIONS' COALITION 455 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Box 112, Washington, DC 20001 Phone: (866) 803-8678 A Case of Undeserved Clemency By Bob Bushman While many consider Alice Johnson, the Cocaine Grandma, a "first time, non-violent offender", nothing could be further from the truth. Alice Johnson and her co-conspirators distributed several thousand kilograms of cocaine, worth...
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FIRST STEP Act Opposition

NNOAC First Step Act Senate Letter - May 2018 The Honorable Charles Grassley, Chairman The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 RE: FIRST STEP Act Opposition Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein: As President of the National Narcotic Officers' Associations' Coalition, I am writing to you to express our membership's dismay and frustration with provisions...
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