War On Drugs

Caravan For Peace

Activists Come To Chicago To Protest War On Drugs

Activists are in Chicago Tuesday to voice their opposition to the War on Drugs.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle (Credit: CBS)

GOP Slams Preckwinkle For Reagan ‘Hell’ Remark, As She Apologizes Again

Local Republicans were going after Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday, for her controversial comments about former President Ronald Reagan. She has apologized for saying Reagan deserves “a special place in hell” for his role in the war on drugs.

CBS 2–08/22/2012

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Preckwinkle Sorry For Saying Reagan Deserves ‘A Special Place In Hell’ For War On Drugs

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is apologizing for saying former President Ronald Reagan deserves “a special place in hell” for his role in the war on drugs.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Preckwinkle: Police Should Stop Making Minor Marijuana Arrests

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has spoken directly with police Supt. Garry McCarthy ending low-level marijuana arrests in the city.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

Toni Preckwinkle chairs her first Cook County Board meeting

Preckwinkle: Change Drug Policies, Reduce Jail Population

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who has publicly labeled the nation’s War on Drugs a failure, is now trying to turn the situation into something useful.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy: Law Enforcement Has ‘War On Drugs’ All Wrong

At least a dozen community and social-action groups sponsored a rally at the Thompson Center on Friday calling for an end to the U.S. “war on drugs.”

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011