Drug Enforcement Administrator Michele Leonhart, a Bush appointee, was questioned by Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) in a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing. Polis asks Leonhart about the relative harms arising from prescription painkillers, marijuana, heroin, and crystal meth. She is incapable of distinguishing between them, and stonewalls on questions regarding whether some substances are more addictive [.
Congressman Jared Polis grills DEA Chief Michele Leonhart on the dangers of heroin and meth as compared to marijuana. Great job by Polis. Not so great job by Leonhart who couldn't answer the simple question of whether methamphetamin... Read Post
This is the most intense grilling of a DEA administrator by a House member I've ever seen. In it, Rep. Jared Polis (who we nominated as a potential libertarian successor to Ron Paul) asks DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart if heroin... Read Post
During a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, Drug Enforcement Administrator Michele Leonhart repeatedly refused to admit that any other drug was more addictive or harmful than marijuana. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) pre... Read Post