Monday, July 14th, 2008

For Immediate Release July 14, 2008

Omaha, NE and Medford, MA- On July 15, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition will unveil our first-ever ad campaign, which will kick off with a LEAP billboard in Omaha, Nebraska. With this effort, LEAP is looking to prove and increase awareness of the failures of prohibition.

July 1, 2008 marked the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the Drug Enforcement Administration. The DEA has grown exponentially these past 35 years; its annual budget has increased from $74.9 million in 1973 to $2.4 billion by 2008, more than 34 times larger than the original budget.