When polls give the choice of decriminalization, support for marijuana legalization falls by 20 percentage points. Last week Emerson College conducted a poll for SAM Action.
The SAM Action poll used the same college pollster as Marijuana Policy Project and Drug Policy Alliance used. The pollster found support falls dramatically when it offers respondents alternatives to legalization. The results are in direct contrast to the Drug Policy Alliance, which supports the legalization of all drugs. Continue reading →
The growth of the Drug Policy Alliance’s influence and emphasis contributes to the staggering increase in overdose deaths. * DPA gets political mileage from using the term “war on drugs,” turning the phrase into a euphemism. However, the USA officially abandoned the term eight years ago, and then the death rate began to rise.