Why Cops Bust Down Doors of Medical Pot Growers, But Ignore Men Who Keep Naked Girls on Leashes

2012 The Awakening

Thanks to the drug war, police have much more incentive to go after drug crimes than more heinous crimes.

Earlier this year, men wearing black ski masks whipped out their guns and raided [3] the home of 62-year-old Cathy Jordan, a medical marijuana patient and activist in Florida. They seized 23 of her plants, two of which were mature enough to be used for her medicine. Police officers with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Department, the team of armed men, made no arrests, but later charged Jordan and her husband with marijuana cultivation. A district attorney later dropped the case.

In Colorado this year, a 13-person SWAT raid on two medical marijuana users began with a kicked-in door and a flash bang grenade.

“They acted like they were coming for a big terrorist,” Chuck Ball, one of the patients, told KRDO [4]…

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