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Meet The Organization Behind The Viral Pro-Marijuana Letter That DARE THC Finder

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Meet The Organization Behind The Viral Pro-Marijuana Letter That DARE Accidentally Published

Category: Odd | Posted on Mon, August, 3rd 2015 by THCFinder

Drug Abuse Resistance Education, America’s most controversial substance abuse prevention group, accidentally posted a pro-marijuana legalization letter on its website Friday.

Carlis McDerment, a former deputy sheriff from Ohio who has since joined up with Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), wrote a letter titled “Purchasing marijuana puts kids at risk,” which the Columbus Dispatch published in response to another letter written by Dr. Johanna Said.

In the letter, McDerment argued that enforcing the current prohibition against marijuana actually puts kids at greater risk than simply legalizing the drug.

DARE quickly picked up and posted the piece on its website, and after a reporter at the Washington Post sent in a query wondering if DARE was softening its anti-drug stance, the organization pulled the article several hours later. The piece still went viral. A spokesperson clarified that the organization does not, in fact, support legalizing marijuana.



Read More: http://dailycaller.com/2015/08/03/meet-the-organization-behind-the-viral-pro-marijuana-letter-that-dare-accidentally-published/


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