While United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed federal marijuana enforcement policy, it appears his stance on American marijuana legalization isn’t representative of the country’s politicians or its people.
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On Jan. 11, 2017, the Pew Research Center released the results of a national survey of law enforcement officers, finding that 68% of police officers think America’s marijuana laws need to be relaxed.
In the simplest terms, an advocate is a champion for a cause—a person or a group of people with the goal of influencing a larger population, be it on an economic scale, political scale or just to sway public opinion.
Between 2012 and 2050 the United States will experience a considerable increase in its older population, with aging baby boomers largely contributing to that growth.
When it comes to passing legislation surrounding issues like same sex marriage or legal marijuana, young voters matter.
Marijuana: Changing attitudes on legalization, use & enforcement–a slideshow from Pew Research.
On June 17, 1971, President Richard Nixon stood before the American people and declared, “Narcotics addiction is a problem which afflicts both the body and the soul of America” and that action must be taken to stem the tide of the narcotic scourge sweeping the nation. Thus began the War on Drugs.