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The case for drug legalization

05/07/09 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up, the argument for legalizing drugs. But first, some listener comments about yesterday’s discussion of the health care reform debate in Washington and and the fact that single payer advocates- or Medicare for All supporters - are being left out of the debate.

In the early 1980s, Brian O’Dea was operating a $100 million a year, 120-man drug smuggling business, and had developed a cocaine addiction. Under increasing thre...

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NORML reacts to Phelps drug buzz listen

02/03/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Just days after a photo of him indulging in marijuana hit the internet, several of Michael Phelps sponsors say they are standing by him.

Apparel company Speedo and luxury watchmaker Omega have announced their support for the Olympic star, who electrified the world last summer by taking home a record eight Gold Medals.

On Sunday, Phelps acknowledged "regrettable" behavior and "bad judgment" after the photo appeared in the British tabloid News of the World. The paper said the picture wa...

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Straight talk on legal and illegal drugs

08/19/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good Afternoon, welcome to WMNF's Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today, some straight talk about legal and illegal drugs. We’ll hear from a professor of pharmacology at Duke University who says people need access to un-biased information about drugs.

But first, two listener comments: one about Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now program and the other about the interview last week with Jack Cole, a retired law enforcement officer who thinks drugs should be legalized.

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Ex-law enforcement officers say legalize drugs

08/13/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Wednesday)
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Should drugs such as marijuana be legalized?

Our guest is Jack Cole, executive director of the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition or LEAP. He spent 26 years with the New Jersey State Police. He’ll be in the Tampa Bay area this weekend.

For more information, visit CopsSayLeglizeDrugs.org.

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