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War on drugs, drug politics, and drug crime

March 5th, 2009 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on War on drugs, drug politics, and drug crime)

Three interviews focused on drugs, from the world-wide war on drugs to the local gangs selling illegal substances

picture 61Interviews with former provincial court judge Jerry Paradis, senator Larry Campbell, and street gangs expert Michael Chettleburgh.

Provincial courts handle about 95% of Canada’s criminal cases. Jerry Paradis is a former B.C. provincial court judge and a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAF). We speak with him about government “get tough” approaches. (more…)