Hour 1 - 3
Topic: Drug Prohibition w/ focus
on Federal Prohibition of Marijuana. 40 years and one
trillion tax dollars spent, 2.3 million in prison = drugs are
cheaper, stronger and readily available to teens.
Item: Ron Paul -Barney Frank Bill
to repeal fed prohibition is historic..first since 1937
Item: Opposition to the bill is
fierce from law enforcement, Big Pharma, private prison
Item: Current president of
Colombia has called for legalization of MJ to help his country
and mostly Mexico. Former President of Mexico - Vicente Fox -
calls for legalization of all drugs to destroy the cartels
and that helps Mexico.
Item: Many states have or are in
planning stages to reduce drug sentences to reduce prison
population. Kentucky is good example.