LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) is a very active organization advocating for change in drug laws and is featuring several upcoming events, both in the United States and abroad.
This summer is full of meetings and activities, starting on June 17, 2013 with a lecture entitled “Drug Prohibition” which will take place at the School for Judges of the state of Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The lecture will feature Judge Maria Lucia Karam in the course “Consequências Sociais das Decisões Judiciais” (Social consequences of judicial decisions). Further information can be found at this link to their website.
Another event being held on June 17, 2013 is a “Day of Direct Action on the was on the ‘War on Drugs”, featuring Neill Franklin. A pre-rally will be held prior to the meeting at the Metropolitan AME Church located at 1518 M St NW, Washington DC 20005. Then there will be a march to LaFayette Park in Washington DC. Additional information can be found at this link.
On June 18, 2013 a bar-b-que will be held featuring Russ Jones, Retired Narcotics Detective. The bar-b-que is sponsored the Nixon Lions Club and will be held at the 204 East Central Avenue in Nixon, Texas. For additional information about Russ Jones, click this link.
Another event being held on June 18, 2013 is sponsored by the Rotary Club of North Kingston and will be held at Gregg’s Restaurant at 4120 Quaker Lane in North Kingston, Rhode Island. The scheduled speaker is Jack Cole, Retired State Police Lieutenant and Undercover Officer. More information about this speaker can be found at this link.
A new “Weedsday Wednesday” podcast will take place on June 19, 2013 on Blogtalk Radio with Leonard Frieling. The link for the podcast can be found here and more information about Mr. Frieling can be accessed as this link.
The Democratic Club of Claremont will be hosting LEAP speaker Steven Downing, who is a former Los Angeles Deputy Chief of Police, on June 24, 2013 in Claremont, California. For additional information about this speaker, click this link.
Jack Cole, Retired State Police Lieutenant and Undercover Office will be also a featured speaker on June 27, 2013 at the Radison Hotel located at 2081 Post Road in Warwick, Rhode Island. For more information about Jack Cole, click this link.
There are no activities currently scheduled for Utah, however if any are scheduled, the information will be disseminated as quickly as possible at Legalize Utah on Twitter.