Police Unions And Pharmaceutical Companies Fund Anti-Marijuana Fight
Geege Schuman stashed this in Marijuana
Police unions are also fighting legalization. As the author of The Nation article pointed out on Republic Report, local police departments have become dependent on federal funding from the war on drugs, which includes marijuana. Police unions have also lobbied for harsher penalties for marijuana-related crimes.
I'm sure they will be using conservative rhetoric for this.
POTUS needs to put a political hit on the War on Drugs.
That's a bad incentive structure that their federal funding depends on the war on drugs.