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Howard Wooldridge will be in Portland between May 2 and May 6 on a speaking tour. Howard spent 18 years in law enforcement, many of those working on narcotics. He is a founding member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a colorful character and a great speaker.
This is a good time to talk about drug policy. California has a marijuana tax and regulate initiative going on the fall ballot. A similar initiative effort is underway here in Oregon. There are now 36,000 patients registered in Oregon's medical marijuana program, and a dispensary initiative will likely be on the ballot here this fall. Drug prohibition is the most politically correct position this side of apple pie, but this is breaking down - there will be changes soon. You can check out Howard at
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