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During California gubernatorial debates last week, Meg Whitman was asked about her position on Proposition 19 and marijuana legalization and said: “Every single law enforcement official in this entire state is against Proposition 19.”
Former San Jose Chief of Police Joseph McNamara disagrees.
“She’s absolutely wrong,” said McNamara. “A lot of police officers both retired and on duty are in favor of passing it because they realize that the ‘war on drugs’ has failed and is going to fail.”
For example, McNamara noted, hundreds have joined the advocacy group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.
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